Getting to Atlantic City
Atlantic City is located in the heart of the northeast and within easy driving distance of a third of the population of the United States. There is no best way to get to Atlantic City–we’re easily accessible by bus, train, plane or automobile. The seaside resort is readily accessible by air through two nearby International Airports or by car and bus along three major highways.
Whether you need to find the Atlantic City Boardwalk, locate an Atlantic City Casino, or find a particular restaurant in Atlantic City, you can find what you’re looking for with our interactive Atlantic City Map!
From the North, major interstate highways connect with the Garden State Parkway South, to the Atlantic City Expressway.
From the South, the best way to get to Atlantic City is on I-95 to Delaware Memorial Bridge to Route 40 to Route 322. Or via Lewes, Delaware, take the Cape May-Lewes Ferry to the Garden State Parkway North to the Atlantic City Expressway.
From the West, via Philadelphia, Walt Whitman Bridge or Benjamin Franklin Bridge to North-South Freeway (Route 42) to Atlantic City Expressway.
There is frequent motorcoach service from New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, via all major carriers.
Flying into Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) is the best way to get to Atlantic City if you’re in a hurry–it’s just minutes from the city and offers shuttle, taxi and rental car transportation. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is a quick 60-minute drive via the Atlantic City Expressway.
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NJ Transit Rail runs from Philadelphia's 30th Street Station to Atlantic City. For more information, call 973-275-5555. The Atlantic City rail station adjoins the Convention Center. Free casino shuttle service is available from the Atlantic City terminal to all casinos.
Atlantic City Express Service (ACES)
provides comfortable and convenient weekend travel between NYC and Atlantic City. Departing from New York’s Penn Station with one stop in Newark, NJ, ACES continues direct to Atlantic City. Travel time is approximately 2.5 hours and ACES trains operates on a seasonal schedule. For more information visit ACES web site
Atlantic City's unique Jitney mini-buses
stop at all hotels and attractions. The city's famous wicker rolling chairs provide service up and down the Boardwalk and, of course, taxis are readily available.