There are 3 ways to get from Philadelphia to Middletown by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Acela Express / ...
  2. North Jersey Coast Line

$80 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. 3200 / ...

$27 - $53

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. 74.2 miles

$7 - $11

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Middletown via Newark Penn Station Amtrak and Newark Penn Station in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Middletown via New York, Ny and New York, NY - Port Authority 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 Middletown Nj
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
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
Academy Bus LLC
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Middletown, NJ - New Monmouth Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
academybus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Middletown is 102 km. The road distance is 119 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Middletown is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Middletown is to drive which takes 1 h 31 min and costs $7 - $11.

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Middletown. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Middletown Nj via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Middletown. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Middletown, NJ - New Monmouth Road via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Philadelphia to Middletown, including transfers.