There are 3 ways to get from Philadelphia to Spring Lake by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-71 At Mercer Ave 317

$9 - $25

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Train  •  3 h 50 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 Long Branch North Jersey Coast Line

$85 - $214

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Spring Lake 73.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Spring Lake is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Spring Lake is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St and arriving at Rt-71 At Mercer Ave. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Spring Lake. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Spring Lake via Newark Penn Station and Long Branch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Spring Lake is 62 miles. The road distance is 73.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Spring Lake without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 36 min and costs $9 - $25.

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The bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-71 At Mercer Ave takes 3 h 36 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Philadelphia to Spring Lake bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St station.

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Philadelphia to Spring Lake 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 Spring Lake is to bus which takes 3 h 36 min and costs $9 - $25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $220 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 61.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Philadelphia to Spring Lake every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Spring Lake via Newark Penn Station and Long Branch in around 3 h 50 min.

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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
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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Philadelphia to Spring Lake bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Rt-71 At Mercer Ave station.

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Philadelphia to Spring Lake train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Long Branch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Spring Lake is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Philadelphia to Spring Lake.

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