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

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover Morris & Essex Line / ...

$82 - $207

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Market St & 6th St to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover Morris & Essex Line

$19 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Dover 93.9 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Dover is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Dover is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Dover is 72 miles. The road distance is 93.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Philadelphia to Dover, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Dover via Newark Penn Station Amtrak, Bus Lanes, Broad St Across From Njt Station, and Newark Broad St in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
58 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 Newark Broad St to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators

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