|Distance||293 miles (473 km)|
Trains from Hartford to Philadelphia cover the 293 miles (473 km) long route with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available.
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Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between Hartford and Philadelphia, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania and is home to the Declaration of Independence and the Liberty Bell. It is a vibrant city made up of traditions, histories, and mixed native and immigrant cultures that contribute to its 'City of Brotherly Love' nickname. Travelers on a train from Hartford to Philadelphia will enjoy the ride between the two cities as they take in the beautiful scenery, including the skyline of New York and New Jersey.
Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional offer trains from Hartford to Philadelphia. The Amtrak Northeast Regional service ride costs a bit more than the regular Amtrak train, but offers its passengers a shorter traveling time by a few minutes in comparison.
The distance between Hartford and Philadelphia is 209 miles (336 kilometers). Trains traveling this route have a transfer at New Haven Union Station and depending on the train type and transfer length, the trip from Hartford to Philadelphia can take between 3 hours and 56 minutes to 8 hours and 53 minutes. Nonetheless, most rides take around 4 hours and 20 to 4 hours and 40 minutes to complete the trip. The two Amtrak services also offer travelers direct trains between these two cities once daily every week. Taking the 7:59 p.m. (last train of the day) takes 8 hours and 53 minutes to complete the trip. It is also the longest ride of the day due to the lengthy stopover at New Haven.
Amtrak provides eleven trains from Hartford to Philadelphia every day on weekdays and around seven rides on Saturdays. On weekdays direct trips are available in the morning or afternoon, while on Saturday, the only direct train leaves at 6:34 a.m. The Amtrak Northeast Regional direct service departs from Hartford at 6:31 a.m. and arrives at Philadelphia at 11:00 a.m. The second direct Amtrak service leaves at 3:27 p.m. on weekdays. It reaches Philadelphia at 8:07 p.m. The direct morning train from Hartford to Philadelphia takes 4 hours and 29 minutes while the afternoon one takes 4 hours and 40 minutes to complete its journey. For travelers in a hurry, the first train of the day at 5:48 a.m. takes 4 hours and 20 minutes, the 12:39 p.m. ride takes 4 hours and 23 minutes and the 6:20 p.m. train is only 3 hours and 56 minutes.
Departure station: Trains from Hartford to Philadelphia will depart from the Hartford Amtrak Station. It is the main station in Hartford, Connecticut, and has one platform and one track. It has Quik-Trak kiosks, ATMs, payphones, restrooms, bike lockers, and rentals for bicycle owners, and services for persons with disabilities. A traveler can easily access the station via CTfastrak buses numbers 101, 102 and 128, Bradley Flyer route 30, or the Hartford dash shuttle. Likewise, CT Transit bus routes 60, 62, 64, 66, 72, 903, 904, 905, 912, 914, 915, 917, 926 and 927 all service the station.
Arrival station: Trains from Hartford to Philadelphia will arrive at the 30th Street Train Station. It is an intermodal transit station and the tenth-busiest station in the US, with ATMs, a lounge, WiFi, vending machines, and facilities for unaccompanied child travel and people with disabilities. Transit connections include the NJT Bus routes 316, 414, 417, and 555, SEPTA Suburban buses 124 and 125, SEPTA City Bus routes 9, 12, 21, 30, 31, 42, 44, 49, 62 and LUCY. There are also Megabus routes M21, M23, M29, M30, M31, M32, and M34 or the subway-surface trolley lines and Market-Frankford Line at 30th Street.
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