There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Salem by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Vine St At 8Th St to Market St At Grant St 401

$4 - $11

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Wilmington Amtrak to Salem

$109 - $211

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia to Salem 42.3 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Salem 42.3 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vine St At 8Th St and arriving at Market St At Grant St. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Salem is 31 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Salem without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs .

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The bus from Vine St At 8Th St to Market St At Grant St takes 1 h 36 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Philadelphia to Salem bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Vine St At 8Th St station.

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Philadelphia to Salem bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Market St At Grant St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Salem is 42 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Philadelphia to Salem.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Salem. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Salem.
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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Philadelphia to Salem every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 36 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Wilmington Amtrak to Salem
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Wilmington Taxi Service
Phone
+1 302-804-1134
Delaware Wilmington Taxi
Phone
+1 302-345-1198
Website
delawareridetaxi.weebly.com

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