There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Madison by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Madison Morris & Essex Line

$79 - $204

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Bus, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal York
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Madison Morris & Essex Line

$17 - $42

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Bus, line 70 bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Newark, Nj 1612 / ...
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Bus Lanes to Broad St At Maple St 70

$18 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Madison 91.6 miles

$9 - $13

Fly, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Madison

$138 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Madison is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Madison is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Madison is 69 miles. The road distance is 91.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Madison without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $75 - $210.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Philadelphia to Madison, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Madison is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $75 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus and line 70 bus, which costs $17 - $45 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Madison is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Philadelphia to Madison.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Madison. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 68.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Madison via Newark Penn Station, Bus Lanes, Broad St Across From Njt Station, and Newark Broad St in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Madison via Newark, Nj, Bus Lanes, Broad St At Maple St, and Summit in around 3 h 56 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Madison
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Madison
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
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, Pa to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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