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

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Middletown Nj North Jersey Coast Line

$80 - $205

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Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Trenton
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Rahway
  3. Take the train from Rahway to Middletown Nj

$18 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Port Monmouth, NJ Route 36-To Long Branch

$28 - $45

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Middletown 74.2 miles

$7 - $11

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Middletown. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Port Monmouth, NJ via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Middletown. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Middletown Nj via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Middletown is 64 miles. The road distance is 74.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Middletown without a car is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Philadelphia to Middletown, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Middletown bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Middletown train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Middletown is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $50 and takes 3h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Middletown.
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  • Distance: 63.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

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 in around 2h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Middletown via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, NY - Port Authority in around 3h 32m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54m
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
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Rahway
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Rahway to Middletown Nj
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Port Monmouth, NJ
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com

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Philadelphia to Middletown bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at Port Monmouth, NJ station.

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Philadelphia to Middletown train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Middletown Nj station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Middletown is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Philadelphia to Middletown.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Middletown. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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