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There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train, subway  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Coney Island - Stillwell Av F / ...

$86 - $214

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Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Atlantic Highlands, NJ Route 36-To Long Branch

$64 - $95

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 48 min

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

$141 - $280

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook 87 miles

$8 - $13

Fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA

$133 - $467

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Sandy Hook is 71 miles. The road distance is 87 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $140 - $280.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $140 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $100 and takes 3 h 59 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $470 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Sandy Hook is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Sandy Hook. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook.
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  • Distance: 71.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook via Newark Penn Station and Red Bank in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Sandy Hook via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - Port Authority, and Atlantic Highlands, NJ in around 3 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 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 Red Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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