APG to Chester Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $12
Fastest Way Train — 50min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 9 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 51 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Train
$12 · 50min · 58 lb of CO2
ABE to ARD
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Bus
$21 · 2h 14min · 13 lb of CO2
Aberdeen to Philadelphia
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Drive
$7 · 1h 15min · 15 lb of CO2
APG to Chester

Drive from APG airport

It's 51 miles between APG to Chester. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 15min and 1h 19min from APG to Chester under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 23min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Chester by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $6.

What is the best way to travel from APG to Chester?

The are 8 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from APG to Chester. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of ABE towards PHL, as it is the cheapest to Chester. It's common to find tickets for as low as $12. Amtrak operates from APG to Chester, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from APG to Chester?

The trip to Chester is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from APG. The cheapest way to get from APG to Chester is $12 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 11 minutes with the train. Amtrak offers limited service between Chester and APG.We recommend booking the trip to Chester about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from APG the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Chester.

Is the train or the bus better from APG to Chester PA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from APG to Chester. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Chester is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the APG/Chester buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from APG is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between APG and Chester during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from APG to Chester? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Chester traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Chester is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from APG to Chester?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from APG to Chester is by train. The train costs $12 roughly and will take 1 hour 11 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from APG to Chester?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between APG area and Chester, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 5 hours 15 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ABE Aberdeen Amtrak, which is about 3 miles from APG. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from APG to Chester by car?

The total distance between APG and Chester is 51 miles and will take you about 1 hour 15 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $7.

Travel companies on this route

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Amtrak Amtrak from APG to Chester
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International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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