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

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Train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch North Jersey Coast Line

$35 - $91

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Bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Asbury Park Transportation Ctr 317

$3 - $12

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Bus via New York  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York "Greyhound" / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Long Branch, NJ Shore Points:From PABT

$34 - $53

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Long Branch 76.3 miles

$7 - $11

Philadelphia to Long Branch by bus

The bus journey time between Philadelphia and Long Branch is around 6h 14m and covers a distance of around 98 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 26m. Operated by NJ Transit, the Philadelphia to Long Branch bus service departs from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St and arrives in Broadway At Lipincott Ave. Typically 31 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia to Long Branch bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Long Branch is to bus which costs $2 - $13 and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Long Branch is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Long Branch. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Long Branch, NJ via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Long Branch. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Long Branch via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Long Branch is 67 miles. The road distance is 76.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Long Branch without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Philadelphia to Long Branch, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Long Branch bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia station.

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Philadelphia to Long Branch train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Long Branch is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 4h 32m.

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  • Distance: 66.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Long Branch via Newark and Newark Penn Station in around 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Long Branch via New York and New York, NY - Port Authority in around 4h 32m.

Train operators
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Long Branch, NJ
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
academybus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Asbury Park Transportation Ctr
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $9

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Philadelphia to Long Branch bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at Long Branch, NJ station.

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Philadelphia to Long Branch train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Long Branch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Long Branch is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Philadelphia to Long Branch.

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