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Old 04-05-2011, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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What is the absolutely worst possible commute I can take to get from wherever city/town in NJ to either NYC/Philadelphia/Atlantic City? I am strictly looking for inconvenience and need more stress in my young adult life! I don't care if I have to drive from Northwestern NJ to Southeastern NJ and every which way. I don't mind taking 3-4 trains and spending hours upon hours to get where I want to go. I am willing to spends lots of $$$ per day on commuting.

Worst possible commute to NYC?
Worst possible commute to Philly?
Worst possible commute to Atlantic City? * (I would LOVE if someone answered THIS question...most pertinent!!)

This could be from personal experience or just from what you generally know.


Thank you in advance for your feedback!
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:55 PM
 
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What is the absolutely worst possible commute I can take to get from wherever city/town in NJ to either NYC/Philadelphia/Atlantic City? I am strictly looking for inconvenience and need more stress in my young adult life! I don't care if I have to drive from Northwestern NJ to Southeastern NJ and every which way. I don't mind taking 3-4 trains and spending hours upon hours to get where I want to go. I am willing to spends lots of $$$ per day on commuting.

Worst possible commute to NYC?
Worst possible commute to Philly?
Worst possible commute to Atlantic City? * (I would LOVE if someone answered THIS question...most pertinent!!)

This could be from personal experience or just from what you generally know.


Thank you in advance for your feedback!
WOW here is one NYC to whitehouse then to clinton and then to phillipsburg good luck the transit sucks you will get BURNED I KNOW I TRIED
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:59 PM
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Location: The Sand Hills of NC
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I would say a commute from Cape May to High Point would probably be as bad as any.
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Old 04-05-2011, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Murphy, NC
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woodbridge to newark, u need to go 2 miles out of ur way (route 9) to get on the highway, ur only other option is route 1

Paterson to Newark via GSP, u need to pay a dollar right before ur exit comes, the only alternative adds 15 minutes to ur commute.
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Old 04-05-2011, 05:27 PM
 
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The worst commute in the whole entire world is driving from Center City Philadelphia to the King of Prussia area on the Schuykill/Rte 76.
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Old 04-05-2011, 05:28 PM
 
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To answer your AC question, I'd say Sparta to AC.
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Old 04-05-2011, 08:03 PM
 
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The worst commute in the whole entire world is driving from Center City Philadelphia to the King of Prussia area on the Schuykill/Rte 76.
I used to do that once a week, and it's not so bad if you start late. The other way is worse. The worst commute outside of California that doesn't involve a Hudson river crossing is actually Limerick (or anywhere up 422) to Center City Philadelphia starting around 6:30am. Then you get US 422 and the Surekill Distressway.

For NYC, I suggest driving. Go through the Holland or Lincoln Tunnels, whichever is worse that day. Unless there's an accident on the GWB, then go that way. For worst results, approach one tunnel, then head through Jersey City on Tonnele Ave to get to the other. The trip before the tunnel approach is mere anticlimax, though if you can arrange to go through Newark that's a bonus.

Vernon Valley, NJ to Atlantic City ought to be quite difficult. Anyplace in the far NW works for driving to Philadelphia as well.

For public transit trips that are actually possible, Cape May and Sandy Hook are really "good" for getting to Philadelphia. Gladstone to Atlantic City takes almost 7 hours and costs over $40.
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:37 PM
 
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The worst commute in the whole entire world is driving from Center City Philadelphia to the King of Prussia area on the Schuykill/Rte 76.
yeah its called septa 124/125 express the bus has NO PROBLEMS!!! I used it it sometimes moves faster than cars
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:39 PM
 
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I used to do that once a week, and it's not so bad if you start late. The other way is worse. The worst commute outside of California that doesn't involve a Hudson river crossing is actually Limerick (or anywhere up 422) to Center City Philadelphia starting around 6:30am. Then you get US 422 and the Surekill Distressway.

For NYC, I suggest driving. Go through the Holland or Lincoln Tunnels, whichever is worse that day. Unless there's an accident on the GWB, then go that way. For worst results, approach one tunnel, then head through Jersey City on Tonnele Ave to get to the other. The trip before the tunnel approach is mere anticlimax, though if you can arrange to go through Newark that's a bonus.

Vernon Valley, NJ to Atlantic City ought to be quite difficult. Anyplace in the far NW works for driving to Philadelphia as well.

For public transit trips that are actually possible, Cape May and Sandy Hook are really "good" for getting to Philadelphia. Gladstone to Atlantic City takes almost 7 hours and costs over $40.
what did ya use to take 7 hours!!!!! I did it in 3 hours!!!!
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:41 PM
 
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woodbridge to newark, u need to go 2 miles out of ur way (route 9) to get on the highway, ur only other option is route 1

Paterson to Newark via GSP, u need to pay a dollar right before ur exit comes, the only alternative adds 15 minutes to ur commute.
the sad part about this commute is that NJT train is actually faster than those
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