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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 57 min

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

$78 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 19 min

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

$14 - $44

2 alternative options

Train, line 813 bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Trenton
  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

$14 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy 71.3 miles

$7 - $11

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 Amtrak and Newark Penn Station in around 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h 19 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 Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
33 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 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station to High St At Smith St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Smith St At State St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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

How far is it from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy?

The distance between Philadelphia and Perth Amboy is 98 km. The road distance is 114 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy?

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

Is there a direct train between Philadelphia and Perth Amboy?

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Perth Amboy via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

Is there a direct bus between Philadelphia and Perth Amboy?

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Smith St At State St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy?

It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Philadelphia to Perth Amboy, including transfers.