There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Hackensack by train, bus, car, tram, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 76 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 76 bus from Bus Lanes to Hackensack Bus Terminal 76

$75 - $198

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA, line 165 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the line 165 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to State St At Salem St# 165

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines, line 165 bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Mt. Laurel, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the line 165 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to State St At Salem St# 165

$27 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Hackensack 99.8 miles

$9 - $15

Line 36 tram, fly, subway, line 162 bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  4. Take the line 162 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Essex St At Polifly Rd

$135 - $475

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Hackensack is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Hackensack is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Hackensack is 88 miles. The road distance is 99.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Philadelphia to Hackensack, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Hackensack. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at State St At Salem St# via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Hackensack.
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  • Distance: 87.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Hackensack via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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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
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to Hackensack Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to State St At Salem St#
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Essex St At Polifly Rd
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Greyhound USA
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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 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
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Mt. Laurel, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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