Philadelphia to Parsippany Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $13
Fastest Way Train — 1h 22min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 10 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 74 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Peter Pan / Greyhound, Megabus
$13 · 1h 40min · 21 lb of CO2
Philadelphia to Newark
+4 more options
$14 · 1h 22min · 17 lb of CO2
+1 more option
$10 · 1h 33min · 18 lb of CO2
Philadelphia to Parsippany

Drive from Philadelphia to Parsippany

It's 74 miles between Philadelphia to Parsippany. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 33min and 1h 38min from Philadelphia to Parsippany under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 42min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Parsippany 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 $9.

What is the best way to travel from Philadelphia to Parsippany?

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Philadelphia to Parsippany. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Philadelphia towards Newark, as it is the cheapest to Parsippany. It's common to find tickets for as low as $13. Greyhound operates from Philadelphia to Parsippany, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Philadelphia to Parsippany?

On your trip from Philadelphia to Parsippany, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Philadelphia to Parsippany NJ?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Philadelphia to Parsippany. 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 Parsippany is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Philadelphia/Parsippany buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia PA and Parsippany 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 Philadelphia to Parsippany? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Parsippany 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 Parsippany 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 Philadelphia to Parsippany?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Philadelphia to Parsippany is by bus. The bus costs $13 roughly and will take 3 hours 45 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Philadelphia to Parsippany?

Amtrak costs about $15 between Philadelphia and Parsippany. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 29 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at PHN North Philadelphia Amtrak, which is 4 miles from Philadelphia. Further, once you arrive at EWR Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak or you will still have 17 miles to Parsippany.

How long does it take from Philadelphia to Parsippany by car?

The total distance between Philadelphia and Parsippany is 74 miles and will take you about 1 hour 33 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $10.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Philadelphia to Parsippany
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Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from Philadelphia to Parsippany
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
Peter Pan / Greyhound Peter Pan / Greyhound from Philadelphia to Parsippany
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Megabus Megabus from Philadelphia to Parsippany
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Customer Service877-462-6342