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Philadelphia to Newark bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||1h 30m|
|Trips per day||6|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a train from Philadelphia to Newark?
What is the best way to get from Philly to Newark?
Is Philadelphia to Newark a good day-trip?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Newark right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.
In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Philadelphia to Newark?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $19.00 was the low point for bus fares from Philadelphia to Newark. Buses from Newark to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $19.00 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $5.82 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Philadelphia?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Philadelphia to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to Newark; ticket prices start at $24.00.
What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Newark?
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Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?
Most buses depart from the main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
Where does the bus arrive in Newark?
All buses from Philadelphia arrive at one main station in Newark, New Jersey:
- Penn Station
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