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

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

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

$82 - $207

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Bus, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Newark, Nj 1612 / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover Morris & Essex Line / ...

$23 - $47

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Dover 93.9 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover

$140 - $483

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Dover without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Philadelphia to Dover, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Dover is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Philadelphia to Dover.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Dover.
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  • Distance: 72.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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, Bus Lanes, Broad St Across From Njt Station, and Newark Broad St in around 2 h 37 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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 Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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