How to travel from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ

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from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ

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

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To get from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ on Jun 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Travel 75 miles (121 km) by bus or train to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ.

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FAQs

There are 2 ways to get from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€16) compared to other travel options to Newark, NJ:

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€8) less than taking a train to Newark, NJ, which costs on average $27 (€24) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia is by train with an average travel time of 57 min.

Other travel options to Newark, NJ can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Newark, NJ by bus can take on average 1 h 15 min.

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

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

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Philadelphia and Newark, NJ as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

    • You can travel by bus from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Philadelphia to Newark, NJ tickets for $18 (€16) on Omio.
    • You can go to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $27 (€24) with Amtrak from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ on Omio.

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

    • You can check for a direct train to Newark, NJ with Amtrak or Amtrak with 25 direct trains per day.

    Direct services to Newark, NJ 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.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Philadelphia and Newark, NJ itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Newark, NJ and any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $18 (€16) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket costs $27 (€24) one way on average for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Philadelphia to Newark, NJ tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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