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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$77 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway

$16

3 alternative options

Bus, line 119 bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St 119

$17 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Jersey City 88.8 miles

$8 - $13

Fly, subway, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Herald Sq
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$135 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Jersey City is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Jersey City is to train which costs $75 - $200 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Jersey City is 79 miles. The road distance is 88.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Philadelphia to Jersey City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Journal Square via Newark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Jersey City hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, HGT Bus operates a bus from Philadelphia to Jersey City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 2 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
Bus operators
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.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

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