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You can travel to Philadelphia from many locations in New Jersey. NJ TRANSIT can take you by train or bus to Center City Philadelphia for a family day trip, special event or commute to work. Train as well as express and local bus service operates from many New Jersey locations.

ATLANTIC CITY RAIL LINE

Atlantic City Rail Line trains operate between Atlantic City, NJ and Philadelphia's 30th Street Station, with connections to River LINE at Pennsauken Transit Center. Get station and parking information for your nearby rail station or use our online trip planner for specific schedule and fare information.

NJ TRANSIT BUS SERVICE

NJ TRANSIT provides bus service for many Center City locations including stops along Market Street, Greyhound Bus Terminal and 30th Street Station (at JFK Boulevard).

SEASONAL SUMMER BUS SERVICE

Philadelphia, Wildwood and Cape May

Express bus service operates during the summer season, June 22 to September 2, 2019 (Labor Day) between Philadelphia, Wildwood and Cape May. The 316 Bus Route includes a stop at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, allowing easy connections with SEPTA services for fun, summer day trips to favorite family venues. In addition, the route serves the Gloucester Premium Outlet in Blackwood. Save more than 25% when you buy tickets at the promotional round-trip fare. A round-trip ticket at the promotional fare is $30 between Philadelphia and Wildwood and $33 between Philadelphia and Cape May.

Round-trip excursion tickets must be purchased at Wildwood Terminal, Philadelphia Greyhound Bus Terminal, or Philadelphia 30th Street Station (TVMs) or using the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App, and are good for up to 10 days from and including the date of sale. Bus operators are not able to issue these roundtrip tickets on the bus. Regularly priced one-way and round-trip tickets are also available and do not have an expiration date.

NJ Transit LogoLook for this icon on bus route displays for 316 Philadelphia - Wildwood - Cape May buses serving the shore during the summer season.

Philadelphia (30th Street Station, Greyhound Bus Terminal)

FROM BUS ROUTE
Camden (Walter Rand Transportation Center)
Sicklerville (Avandale Park & Ride)
Wildwood Bus Terminal
Cape May

316

NOTE: Bus Route 316 operates daily seasonal service between Philadelphia, Wildwood and Cape May, June 22 - September 2, 2019 (Labor Day). Service to Wildwood and Cape May is available daily year-round on Bus Routes 313/315.

NJ TRANSIT offers a discount round-trip excursion fare between Philadelphia and Atlantic City for $20.00. Round-trip tickets must be purchased at Greyhound Terminal in Philadelphia, Atlantic City Bus Terminal or the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App. Drivers are not able to issue round-trip tickets on the bus. Tickets are good for up to ten (10) days from and including the date of sale.

Philadelphia (Greyhound Bus Terminal - Daily)

FROM BUS ROUTE
Camden (Walter Rand Transportation Center)
Sicklerville (Avandale Park & Ride)
Atlantic City Bus Terminal

551

NOTE: Additional Express Bus Service available June 22 - September 2, 2019 (Labor Day). Schedules are subject to change. Consult a timetable for express service to and from your destination.

DAILY BUS SERVICE

Daily, NJ TRANSIT bus lines provide convenient access to commuting and leisure destinations. Recent expansion of service routes west of Philadelphia City Hall provides additional connections to Amtrak and SEPTA service at 30th Street Station and Suburban Station. Take direct bus service or connect from local buses to many Center City sites. Popular Center City Philadelphia destinations include:

  • Comcast Center One Liberty Place
  • Franklin Square Philadelphia Convention Center
  • Independence Hall Philadelphia Visitor Center
  • Liberty Bell Reading Terminal Market
  • National Constitution Center United States Mint
  • National Museum of American Jewish History

NJ TRANSIT buses also offer a convenient way to Center City commuter destinations or connections with local buses and other services. Details on commuting services are available at njtransit.com/philly. Express and local bus service operates between Philadelphia and many New Jersey locations including these larger service points:

  • Atlantic City - Atlantic City Bus Terminal
  • Camden - Walter Rand Transportation Center
  • Hammonton - Farley Service Plaza on Atlantic City Expressway
  • Sicklerville - Avandale Park & Ride (Free Parking)
  • Willingboro - Willingboro Town Center

PLAN YOUR TRIP

To get started, visit our Trip Planner for schedules and fare options for your bus or train trip plus connections with other NJ TRANSIT, SEPTA and PATCO services.

TRAVEL TIPS

  • Traveling by train? Purchase two one-way tickets for your round-trip transportation prior to boarding the train. A $5 surcharge applies to tickets purchased onboard if ticket vending machines or ticket agents are available.
  • If you are taking the bus, purchase tickets using the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App, from Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) at major bus terminals or you may pay the fare on the bus. Most local buses require exact change in coins or $1 bills.

CONNECTIONS

Bus Route 316 includes a stop at 30th Street Station (at JFK Boulevard) in Philadelphia, allowing easy connections with Amtrak's Keystone Line and SEPTA services for fun, getaway trips to the shore. In addition, this bus offers service at the Gloucester Premium Outlet in Blackwood.

Bus Route 551 stops at the Atlantic City Bus Terminal, allowing easy connections with NJ TRANSIT bus services to many shore destinations in southern New Jersey, including Ventor, Margate, Longport, Brigantine, Ocean City and Sea Isle City.

There are convenient connections between PATCO and the Atlantic City Rail Line at Lindenwold Station. Visit RidePatco.org for complete PATCO schedules and fares.

NJ TRANSIT SAVINGS

Take advantage of great partner discounts on entertainment and admission to family friendly destinations in Philadelphia.


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