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There are 3 ways to get from Philadelphia to Atlantic City by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551 / ...

$5 - $20

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Train  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the train from 12-13th and Locust to Lindenwold Eastbound
  2. Take the train from Lindenwold to Atlantic City Atlantic City Rail Line

$12 - $17

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Atlantic City 62.1 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St and arriving at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from 12-13th and Locust and arriving at Atlantic City via Lindenwold. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Atlantic City is 57 miles. The road distance is 62.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Atlantic City without a car is to bus which takes 1h 29m and costs $5 - $20.

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The bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal takes 1h 29m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Philadelphia to Atlantic City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St station.

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Philadelphia to Atlantic City train services, operated by PATCO, depart from 12-13th and Locust station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Atlantic City is to bus which takes 1h 29m and costs $5 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 20m.

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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 29m. Greyhound USA also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Atlantic City via Lindenwold in around 2h 20m.

Train operators
PATCO
Phone
+1 856-772-6900
Email
patco@ridepatco.org
Website
ridepatco.org
Train from 12-13th and Locust to Lindenwold
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ridepatco.org
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Lindenwold to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Philadelphia to Atlantic City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Atlantic City train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Atlantic City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Atlantic City is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Philadelphia to Atlantic City.

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