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

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Newark Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Perth Amboy North Jersey Coast Line

$31 - $87

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Bus, train  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Market St At 13Th St to Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal 409
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Metuchen Northeast Corridor

$12 - $27

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Train, line 813 bus  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Metuchen
  3. Take the line 813 bus from Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station to High St At Smith St 813

$13 - $79

Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St At Smith St 116

$20 - $31

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy 71.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at High St At Smith St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Perth Amboy. However, there are services departing from 30th Street Train Station and arriving at Perth Amboy via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Perth Amboy is 61 miles. The road distance is 71.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs $30 - $90.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Perth Amboy bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia to Perth Amboy train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs $30 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 3h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy.
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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy via Newark Penn Station in around 2h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
Amtrak

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 30th Street Train Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Metuchen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station to High St At Smith St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St At Smith St
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Market St At 13Th St to Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Philadelphia to Perth Amboy bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at High St At Smith St station.

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Philadelphia to Perth Amboy train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Perth Amboy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Perth Amboy is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy.

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