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

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Train Amtrak Acela Express, line 79 bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Bus Lanes to Smith Rd At Wood Hollow Rd 79

$75 - $199

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Bus, line 193 bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Peter Pan
  2. Take the line 193 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop 193 / ...

$14 - $34

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Train  •  3 h 14 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 Mountain Lakes Montclair-Boonton Line

$80 - $206

Train, line 79 bus via Trenton Transit Center  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Trenton
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Take the line 79 bus from Bus Lanes to Us 46 At Parsippany Blvd 79 / ...

$34 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Parsippany 87.8 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Parsippany is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Parsippany is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Parsippany. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd via Port Authority Bus Terminal and Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Parsippany is 74 miles. The road distance is 87.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Parsippany without a car is to train and line 79 bus which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Philadelphia to Parsippany, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Parsippany is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus and line 193 bus, which costs $14 - $35 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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Philadelphia to Parsippany bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Parsippany is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Philadelphia to Parsippany.

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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Parsippany via Newark Penn Station, Penn Station Light Rail Departure, BROAD STREET station, and Newark Broad St in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Parsippany via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop in around 3 h 58 min.

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
54 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 Broad St to Mountain Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to Smith Rd At Wood Hollow Rd
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to Us 46 At Parsippany Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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