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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!

By Land

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. 

By Air 
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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By Rail

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.

By Bus
There is frequent motorcoach service from New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, via all major carriers.

Local Transit
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.

Things To Do
Discover everything to do in AC From New Jersey’s tallest lighthouse to deep sea fishing, and everything in between, you can always find fun things to do in New Jersey’s entertainment capital. Relaxing at one of the Atlantic City casino spas, the excitement of 24/7 gaming, the thrill of a royal flush or finding a new pair of shoes, the sand in between your toes on one of the top East Coast beaches or visiting one of the many attractions – whatever your pleasure, it is always more pleasurable in AC.

 Download a Visitor's Guide
Start planning your Atlantic City getaway now. Browse the online visitors guide and find out all you need to know to plan a successful vacation along the Jersey Shore. The visitors guide will tell you about casinos, lodging, attractions and activities, weather, transportation and much more.

 Find a Room
Search Atlantic City, NJ hotels by date and compare rates and availability of exclusive Atlantic City hotels and casino resorts. Take a virtual tour and find hotel features, amenities and photos. With Atlantic City hotel specials and value-priced hotels, motels and resorts, Atlantic City is ideal for your next vacation or getaway.

 Events Calendar
Find Atlantic City upcoming events, concerts, shows and more Atlantic City has always been about entertainment, but in recent years, the city has become a must-stop location for top-name concerts, championship boxing matches, celebrity sightings and more.