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

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Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Metropark Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$28 - $80

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Bus, train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal 409
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Edison Station Northeast Corridor

$8 - $16

2 alternative options

Train via Trenton  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Trenton Trenton Line
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Edison Station Northeast Corridor

$12 - $19

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Edison 66 miles

$6 - $10

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The cost-effective way to get from Philadelphia to Edison is to drive, which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Edison is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Edison station. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Edison Station via Metropark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Edison is 56 miles. The road distance is 66 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Edison without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs $27 - $80.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Philadelphia to Edison, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Edison train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Philadelphia station.

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Philadelphia to Edison train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Metropark Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Edison is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Philadelphia to Edison.

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There are 208+ hotels available in Edison. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 56 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Philadelphia to Metropark Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 51 min. Amtrak also services this route every 3 hours.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Metropark Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
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 Philadelphia to Metropark Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
SEPTA
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Edison Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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 Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $6

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