There are 4 ways to get from Parsippany to Philadelphia by bus, train or car

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Line 79 bus, train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 79 bus from US-46 at VAIL RD to Newark Penn Station 29 / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$72 - $205

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Line 79 bus, bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 79 bus from US-46 at VAIL RD to Newark Penn Station 29 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1683 / ...

$16 - $40

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Mountain Lakes to Newark Broad St Montclair-Boonton Line
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$77 - $213

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Parsippany to Philadelphia 87.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Parsippany to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Parsippany to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Parsippany to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from US-46 at VAIL RD and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Newark, Nj. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Parsippany and Philadelphia is 74 miles. The road distance is 87.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Parsippany to Philadelphia without a car is to line 79 bus and train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs $70 - $210.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Parsippany to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Parsippany to Philadelphia bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from US-46 at VAIL RD station.

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The best way to get from Parsippany to Philadelphia is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $75 - $220. Alternatively, you can line 79 bus and bus, which costs $15 - $40 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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Parsippany to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Parsippany to Philadelphia is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Parsippany to Philadelphia.

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Map of how to get from Parsippany to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Parsippany, NJ, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Parsippany to Philadelphia via Newark Broad St, BROAD STREET station, Penn Station Light Rail Arrival, and Newark Penn Station in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Parsippany to Philadelphia via Newark Penn Station and Newark, Nj in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Mountain Lakes to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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