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Recommended option

Train Amtrak  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$25 - $50

Cheapest option

Train SEPTA  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Trenton Trenton Line
  2. Take the train from Hamilton to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$13 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick 100

$17 - $56

Bus NJ Transit  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Market St At 13Th St to Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal 409

$19 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to New Brunswick 65.7 miles

$6 - $10

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

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to New Brunswick once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to New Brunswick via New York, Ny and New York Port Authority in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Hamilton to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
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 New Brunswick is 85 km. The road distance is 105 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to New Brunswick is to train which takes 46 min and costs $25 - $50.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at New Brunswick Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to New Brunswick. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at New Brunswick via New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak takes 46 min including transfers and departs once daily.