How to travel from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia

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from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia

You can get from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia on Oct 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:09AMNewark Penn Station1h06 12:15PM30th Street Station
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11:09AMNewark Penn Station1h06 12:15PM30th Street Station
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12:22PMNewark Penn Station1h03 01:25PM30th Street Station
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02:28PMNewark Penn Station1h05 03:33PM30th Street Station
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01:10PMNewark Penn Station1h09 02:19PM30th Street Station
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281One-way

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Travel Information from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $28
fastestFastest modeTrain • $28 (€26) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Travel 75 miles (121 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia.

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You can travel to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia is by taking a flight with an average price of $18 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to Philadelphia:

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Philadelphia, which costs on average $19 (€18) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $10 (€9) less than taking a train, which costs on average $28 (€26) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Newark, NJ and Philadelphia is by train, which takes on average 1 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The Newark, NJ to Philadelphia distance is around 75 miles (121 km).

The average frequency per day from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • 32 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia:

    • You can travel to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $19 (€18) with Flixbus from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia.
    • You can go to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $28 (€26) with Amtrak from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Philadelphia with Flixbus.
    • You can find 32 direct trains per day to take to Philadelphia with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services to Philadelphia tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Omio customers who travel from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Philadelphia and these popular destinations at a great price.

    When planning your trip from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing $19 (€18) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $18 (€17) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing $28 (€26) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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