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

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Train  •  52 min

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

$25 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 25 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 New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...

$10 - $194

3 alternative options

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...

$27 - $220

Train SEPTA  •  1 h 48 min

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

$12 - $189

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Rutgers University 65.7 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Rutgers University is to train which costs $25 - $50 and takes 52 min.

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

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The distance between Philadelphia and Rutgers University is 54 miles. The road distance is 65.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Rutgers University without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs $25 - $50.

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

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Philadelphia to Rutgers University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Philadelphia to Rutgers University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Brunswick Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Rutgers University is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Philadelphia to Rutgers University.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Rutgers University. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Rutgers University.
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  • Distance: 53.9 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Rutgers University twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 46 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators

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