Atlantic City Express Train – News Release

New Express Train from New York City & Newark to Atlantic City Begins Feb 2009.



Atlantic City, NJ – Train Service between New York City and Atlantic City, NJ begins Feb 6, 2009.

Important Facts about train service between NYC and Atlantic City, NJ:

Train Departs from:  NYC Penn Station and Newark Penn Station.
Travel Time: 2 1/2 hours total one way.

Comfort: Bi-level rail cars outfitted with leather seats.
Food and Beverage: Private lounge with full service bar and custom-designed food and beverage kiosks available.

First Class Travelers:
First-class passengers ride on the upper deck, and get food and beverage servers.
Free Shuttle Service: Complimentary shuttle service to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Caesars Atlantic City and Harrah’s Resort.

One Way Fares:
$50 Coach and $75 First Class
Schedule: Runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Other Info:
2 Trains, 300 Seats per Train, 9 Round Trips per weekend.

New York City Rail Service to Atlantic City Map

On weekends starting Feb. 6, 2009 you can take the train from New York City and Newark, NJ to Atlantic City direct with no stops in 2 hours 42 minutes. The Atlantic City Express Service, or ACES, will offer round-trip train service from Penn Station with one stop in Newark on the way. The ticket includes shuttle service to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Caesars Atlantic City and Harrah’s Resort. One-way fares for the two-hour forty two minute trip are $50 for coach and $75 for first-class.

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ACES will depart from New York City’s Penn Station and stopping quickly at Newark Penn Station, the trains will travel through Trenton, following Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor line, crossing the Delaware River and continuing north of Philadelphia, they’ll merge onto NJ Transit’s Atlantic City Line (No Stops in Philly).  The total travel time will be 2.5 hours from departure in NYC to arrival in Atlantic City.

Top 10 appealing features of the new train service are 1. Full service bar 2. Direct Route to AC 3. Total Travel Time no more than 2.42 minutes 4. Travel in Comfort with leather seats  5. First Class Option with beverage service 6. Free Shuttle to Casinos 7. $100 round trip  8. Live entertainment in the Lounge Car 9. Convenient departure schedules 10. Why drive, just relax!

The casinos paid nearly $15 million to purchase and modify eight new multilevel rail cars, according to the consortium.

The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, a state agency that provides money for economic development, paid roughly $4.5 million to NJ Transit toward the purchase four diesel locomotives from Amtrak.  The trains need both electric and diesel cars to accommodate the types of power used on the Northeast Corridor and Atlantic City lines. Each train was remodeled and designed by experts to provide a luxury travel experience in comfort, let’s get ready to Party in Atlantic City, NJ.