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

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 Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan North Jersey Coast Line

$79 - $203

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Rt-34# 131 / ...

$15 - $46

2 alternative options

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  3 h 21 min

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

$17 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Matawan 68.9 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Matawan via Newark Penn Station Amtrak and Newark Penn Station in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Matawan via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Rahway
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Matawan is 95 km. The road distance is 110 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Matawan is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Matawan is to drive which takes 1 h 23 min and costs $6 - $10.

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Matawan. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Aberdeen-Matawan via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Matawan. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Main St At Rt-34# via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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