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

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$70 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$12 - $27

3 alternative options

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Trenton Trenton Line
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Rahway Northeast Corridor

$14 - $22

Bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Newark, Nj 1612 / ...

$18 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Rahway 75.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Rahway is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Rahway is to train which costs $65 - $190 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Rahway. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Rahway via Metropark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Rahway is 65 miles. The road distance is 75.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Rahway without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs $65 - $190.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Philadelphia to Rahway, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Rahway 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 Rahway is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs $65 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $45 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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Philadelphia to Rahway train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Metropark - Iselin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Rahway is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Philadelphia to Rahway.

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  • Distance: 65.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Rahway hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Rahway hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 10 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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
NJ Transit
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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There are 303+ hotels available in Rahway. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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