There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton by train, tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to University City Airport Line
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center Keystone Service / ...

$29 - $47

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Line 36 tram, train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station 36
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Trenton Trenton Line

$14 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Market St At 11Th St to Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal 409

$14 - $32

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton 42.4 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton 42.4 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Trenton 42.4 miles

$170 - $250

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B and arriving at Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal via Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa and Market St At 11Th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at Trenton Transit Center via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Trenton is 36 miles. The road distance is 42.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Market St At 11Th St station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton train services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Airport Terminal A station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Trenton Transit Center station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton.
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  • Distance: 35.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Trenton, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton via University City and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to University City
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Amtrak

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Trenton
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton is 42 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Trenton.

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