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

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Train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Edison Station Northeast Corridor

$13 - $73

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Bus, train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Market St At 13Th St to Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal 409
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Edison Station Northeast Corridor

$11 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to East Brunswick 100-From PABT / ...

$26 - $49

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Edison 66.1 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Edison is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Edison is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia station to Edison. However, there are services departing from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA and arriving at East Brunswick via New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Edison station. However, there are services departing from 30th Street Train Station and arriving at Edison Station via Trenton Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Edison is 56 miles. The road distance is 66.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Edison without a car is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs $13 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from Philadelphia to Edison, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Edison bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA.

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Philadelphia to Edison train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Edison, Middlesex County, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Edison via Trenton Amtrak Station and Trenton Transit Center in around 1h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Edison via New York Port Authority in around 2h 52m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Edison Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to East Brunswick
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$9 - $14
NJ Transit

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Edison is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs $13 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $50 and takes 2h 52m.

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Philadelphia to Edison bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at East Brunswick station.

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Philadelphia to Edison train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Edison Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Edison is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Philadelphia to Edison.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Edison. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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