There are 5 ways to get from Trenton to Philadelphia by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service / ...

$7 - $40

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Tram  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the tram from TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER station to Walter Rand Transportation Ctr Riverline station

$3 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from South Broad St At Division St to 6Th St At Race St 409

$4 - $13

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trenton to Philadelphia 34.1 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Trenton to Philadelphia 34.1 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Trenton to Philadelphia is to tram which costs $2 - $5 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trenton to Philadelphia is to train which costs $7 - $40 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Broad St At Division St and arriving at 6Th St At Race St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trenton Transit Center and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Trenton and Philadelphia is 29 miles. The road distance is 34.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs $7 - $40.

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The train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Trenton to Philadelphia bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from South Broad St At Division St station.

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Trenton to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Trenton Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Philadelphia is to train which takes 28 min and costs $7 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $13 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Trenton to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 28 min. SEPTA also services this route hourly. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Trenton to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 10 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Tram from TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER station to Walter Rand Transportation Ctr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Trenton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Trenton Star Cab
Phone
+1 609-943-8250
Website
trentonstarcab.com
Brothers Taxi
Phone
+1 609-695-0234
Website
brotherstaxi.com
Yellow Cab Trenton
Phone
+1 609-396-8181
Website
yellowcabtrenton.com

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Trenton to Philadelphia bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at 6Th St At Race St station.

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Trenton to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trenton to Philadelphia is 34 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Trenton to Philadelphia.

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