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There are 3 ways to get from Reading to New Jersey by taxi, train, bus or car

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Taxi, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Downingtown Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Downingtown Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station

$212 - $382

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading to New York Reading

$33 - $166

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Newark 113 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to New Jersey is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to New Jersey is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Reading and New Jersey is 83 miles. The road distance is 113 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to New Jersey without a car is to taxi and train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $210 - $390.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Reading to New Jersey, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to New Jersey is 113 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Reading to New Jersey.

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There are 26+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 82.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Reading, PA, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Bieber Transportation Group operates a bus from Reading to Newark every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

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 Downingtown Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Reading Metro Taxi
Phone
+1 610-374-5111
Website
readingmetrotaxi.com
Grab a Cab
Phone
+1 610-478-1111
Website
grabacabpa.com

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