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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train via Trenton Transit Center  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick to New Brunswick Downtown
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$37 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal

$18 - $46

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick to New Brunswick Downtown 100-To PABT
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Palmetto

$35 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Somerset to Philadelphia 68.1 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Somerset to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Somerset to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Somerset to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Somerset and Philadelphia is 52 miles. The road distance is 68.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Somerset to Philadelphia without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Somerset to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Somerset to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New Brunswick station.

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Somerset to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Somerset to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 52.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Somerset to Philadelphia via New York Port Authority and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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