Cheap train tickets from New York City to Philadelphia

Showing times and prices for Dec 6

Cheapest

$58

Average

$107

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from New York City to Philadelphia will cost around $ 107 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.

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11:15PMPenn Station1h25 12:40AM30th Street Station
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$581One-way
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02:11PMPenn Station1h22 03:33PM30th Street Station
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03:20AMPenn Station1h28 04:48AM30th Street Station
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06:35PMPenn Station1h25 08:00PM30th Street Station
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$581One-way
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05:10PMPenn Station1h22 06:32PM30th Street Station
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$581One-way

Train schedule from New York City to Philadelphia

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03:20AMPenn Station1h28 04:48AM30th Street Station
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06:00AMPenn Station1h14 07:14AM30th Street Station
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06:02AMPenn Station1h34 07:36AM30th Street Station
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07:05AMPenn Station1h23 08:28AM30th Street Station
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07:25AMPenn Station1h24 08:49AM30th Street Station
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08:00AMPenn Station1h12 09:12AM30th Street Station
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08:10AMPenn Station1h25 09:35AM30th Street Station
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09:30AMPenn Station1h20 10:50AM30th Street Station
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09:35AMPenn Station1h25 11:00AM30th Street Station
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10:00AMPenn Station1h08 11:08AM30th Street Station
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10:35AMPenn Station1h22 11:57AM30th Street Station
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10:52AMPenn Station1h23 12:15PM30th Street Station
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11:00AMPenn Station1h11 12:11PM30th Street Station
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11:02AMPenn Station1h28 12:30PM30th Street Station
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11:35AMPenn Station1h25 01:00PM30th Street Station
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12:05PMPenn Station1h20 01:25PM30th Street Station
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12:35PMPenn Station1h32 02:07PM30th Street Station
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01:00PMPenn Station1h10 02:10PM30th Street Station
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02:02PMPenn Station1h22 03:24PM30th Street Station
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02:11PMPenn Station1h22 03:33PM30th Street Station
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02:15PMPenn Station1h33 03:48PM30th Street Station
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03:00PMPenn Station1h13 04:13PM30th Street Station
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03:05PMPenn Station1h22 04:27PM30th Street Station
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03:15PMPenn Station1h33 04:48PM30th Street Station
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03:35PMPenn Station1h27 05:02PM30th Street Station
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04:03PMPenn Station1h20 05:23PM30th Street Station
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04:25PMPenn Station1h27 05:52PM30th Street Station
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05:10PMPenn Station1h22 06:32PM30th Street Station
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05:27PMPenn Station1h18 06:45PM30th Street Station
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06:00PMPenn Station1h08 07:08PM30th Street Station
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06:25PMPenn Station1h27 07:52PM30th Street Station
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06:35PMPenn Station1h25 08:00PM30th Street Station
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06:45PMPenn Station1h22 08:07PM30th Street Station
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07:40PMPenn Station1h30 09:10PM30th Street Station
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08:13PMPenn Station1h13 09:26PM30th Street Station
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10:18PMPenn Station1h34 11:52PM30th Street Station
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11:15PMPenn Station1h25 12:40AM30th Street Station
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Dec 6
$55Amtrak
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Dec 7
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Dec 8
$42Amtrak
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Dec 9
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$11Flixbus
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Dec 10
$35Amtrak
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Dec 11
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$10Flixbus
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Dec 12
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Dec 13
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Dec 14
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$10Flixbus
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Dec 15
$35Amtrak
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Dec 16
$27Amtrak
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Dec 17
$35Amtrak
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Dec 18
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$13Flixbus
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Dec 19
$27Amtrak
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Dec 20
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Dec 21
$27Amtrak
$13Flixbus
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Dec 22
$27Amtrak
$13Flixbus
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Dec 23
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$19Flixbus
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Dec 24
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Dec 25
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Fastest train times from New York City to Philadelphia

Showing times and prices for Dec 6

Fastest Journey

1 h 8 m

Average

1 h 22 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

130 km

Of the 37 trains that leave New York City for Philadelphia every day 37 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 130 km distance in an average of 1 h 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 8 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 34 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:00AMPenn Station1h08 11:08AM30th Street Station
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$1951One-way
Fastest
06:00PMPenn Station1h08 07:08PM30th Street Station
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$1141One-way
2nd Fastest
01:00PMPenn Station1h10 02:10PM30th Street Station
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$1951One-way
11:00AMPenn Station1h11 12:11PM30th Street Station
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$1661One-way
08:00AMPenn Station1h12 09:12AM30th Street Station
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$2231One-way

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Train Information from New York City to Philadelphia

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from New York City to Philadelphia cover the 80 miles (129 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $51 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€35).

Train companies

Amtrak New York City – Philadelphia

For as little as $42 (€35) you can travel by train from New York City to Philadelphia with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Amtrak

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 from New York City to Philadelphia, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from New York City to Philadelphia train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 25 min
  • Amtrak frequency: 6 a day

Amtrak's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from New York City to Philadelphia are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains from New York City to Philadelphia cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap New York City to Philadelphia trains for as little as $42 (€35)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Philadelphia from New York City on average?
The train price between New York City and Philadelphia is on average $51 (€42)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is it from New York City to Philadelphia by train?
The train distance from New York City to Philadelphia is around 80 miles (129 km).
How long is a train to Philadelphia from New York City on average?
The New York City to Philadelphia train duration is on average 1 h 22 min, which is to be expected when traveling 80 miles (129 km) to Philadelphia from New York City. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train companies go from New York City to Philadelphia?
For the best New York City to Philadelphia train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Philadelphia from New York City to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there between New York City and Philadelphia?
The average number of trains departing New York City for Philadelphia is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from New York City to Philadelphia? When does the last train depart from New York City to Philadelphia?
You can take the earliest train from New York City to Philadelphia at 4: 58 AM   or take the last train from New York City to Philadelphia leaving at 11: 35 PM. Look for the latest New York City to Philadelphia train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I purchase train tickets from New York City to Philadelphia to score the best deals?
You can find trains between New York City and Philadelphia to cost on average $51 (€42) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the New York City to Philadelphia train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.