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There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to West Long Branch by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 18 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

$83 - $208

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Gate #6 Inside The Wrtc to Asbury Park Transportation Ctr 317

$28 - $48

2 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 52 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 Red Bank, NJ Shore Points:From PABT / ...

$29 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to West Long Branch 74.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to West Long Branch is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to West Long Branch is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to West Long Branch. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Rt-36 At Aldi# via New York, NY - Port Authority and Rt-35 At Thomas Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and West Long Branch is 65 miles. The road distance is 74.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to West Long Branch without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Philadelphia to West Long Branch, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to West Long Branch is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $50 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Philadelphia to West Long Branch bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at Red Bank, NJ station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to West Long Branch is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Philadelphia to West Long Branch.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to West Long Branch.
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  • Distance: 65.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and West Long Branch, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to West Long Branch via Newark Penn Station, Long Branch, and Long Branch Rail Station in around 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to West Long Branch via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - Port Authority, Red Bank, NJ, and Rt-35 At Thomas Ave in around 4 h 52 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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 Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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 Red Bank, NJ
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com

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