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

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Train  •  2 h 15 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 Somerville Raritan Valley Line

$80 - $204

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Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal York
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to W Main St At Maple St 114 / ...

$15 - $44

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Bus, train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Newark, Nj 1612 / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Somerville Raritan Valley Line

$21 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Somerville 62 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Somerville is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Somerville is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Somerville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at W Main St At Maple St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Somerville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Somerville via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Somerville is 52 miles. The road distance is 62 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Somerville without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Philadelphia to Somerville, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Somerville bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Somerville 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 Somerville is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $45 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Somerville.
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  • Distance: 52.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Somerville via Newark Penn Station in around 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Somerville via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 4 h 14 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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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.

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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
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 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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Philadelphia to Somerville bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at W Main St At Maple St station.

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Philadelphia to Somerville train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Somerville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Somerville is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Philadelphia to Somerville.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Somerville. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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