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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

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

Train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Atlantic City

Philadelphia to Atlantic City by bus

The bus journey time between Philadelphia and Atlantic City is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 63 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 24m. Operated by NJ Transit, the Philadelphia to Atlantic City bus service departs from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St and arrives in Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal. Typically 246 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
1h 29m
Fastest bus time:
1h 24m
Bus distance:
63 miles
Buses per week:
246
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:05
Last bus departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia to Atlantic City bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Atlantic City is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Atlantic City is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Atlantic City is to bus which costs $1 - $7 and takes 1h 32m.

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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 32m.

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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 21m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Atlantic City is 57 miles. The road distance is 62 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Atlantic City without a car is to bus which takes 1h 32m and costs $1 - $7.

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The bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal takes 1h 32m 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 32m and costs $1 - $7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $8 - $19 and takes 2h 21m.

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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

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 $1 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Atlantic City via Lindenwold in around 2h 21m.

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
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$5 - $7
Adult
$10 - $15
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 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $7

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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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