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Recommended option

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Metropark to Elizabeth Northeast Corridor

$71 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus, line 112 bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the line 112 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Broad St At Jersey St 112

$13 - $41

5 alternative options

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  2 h 26 min

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

$15 - $23

Bus, train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$13 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Elizabeth 80.5 miles

$7 - $12

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA

$156 - $486

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Elizabeth

$141 - $458

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Elizabeth via Metropark - Iselin Amtrak and Metropark in around 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Elizabeth via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 2 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Metropark to Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Broad St At Jersey St
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Market St At 13Th St to Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Elizabeth is 113 km. The road distance is 129 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Elizabeth is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Elizabeth is to drive which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $7 - $12.

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Elizabeth. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Elizabeth via Metropark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Elizabeth. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Broad St At Jersey St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Philadelphia to Elizabeth, including transfers.