The cheapest trains from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia

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Cheapest

$81

Average

$175

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 Newark, NJ to Philadelphia will cost around $ 175 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 81.

Cheapest
12:14AMNewark Penn Station1h06 01:20AM30th Street Station
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$811One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:22PMNewark Penn Station1h08 11:30PM30th Street Station
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$1331One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:18PMNewark Penn Station1h07 08:25PM30th Street Station
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$1331One-way
10:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak1h03 11:30PM30th Street Station
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$1421One-way
09:22PMNewark Penn Station1h11 10:33PM30th Street Station
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$1601One-way

Timetable Newark, NJ to Philadelphia

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12:14AMNewark Penn Station1h06 01:20AM30th Street Station
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03:13AMNewark Penn Station1h08 04:21AM30th Street Station
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06:19AMNewark Penn Station1h17 07:36AM30th Street Station
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07:05AMNewark Penn Station1h02 08:07AM30th Street Station
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07:39AMNewark Penn Station1h10 08:49AM30th Street Station
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08:22AMNewark Penn Station1h08 09:30AM30th Street Station
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08:27AMNewark Airport Amtrak1h03 09:30AM30th Street Station
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09:14AMNewark Penn Station0h57 10:11AM30th Street Station
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10:04AMNewark Penn Station1h08 11:12AM30th Street Station
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10:09AMNewark Airport Amtrak1h03 11:12AM30th Street Station
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11:09AMNewark Penn Station1h06 12:15PM30th Street Station
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12:14PMNewark Penn Station0h57 01:11PM30th Street Station
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03:21PMNewark Penn Station1h11 04:32PM30th Street Station
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03:26PMNewark Airport Amtrak1h06 04:32PM30th Street Station
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03:38PMNewark Penn Station1h10 04:48PM30th Street Station
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04:37PMNewark Penn Station1h05 05:42PM30th Street Station
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05:14PMNewark Penn Station0h57 06:11PM30th Street Station
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05:22PMNewark Penn Station1h09 06:31PM30th Street Station
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05:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak1h04 06:31PM30th Street Station
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06:22PMNewark Penn Station1h10 07:32PM30th Street Station
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06:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak1h05 07:32PM30th Street Station
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07:14PMNewark Penn Station0h57 08:11PM30th Street Station
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07:18PMNewark Penn Station1h07 08:25PM30th Street Station
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08:14PMNewark Penn Station0h57 09:11PM30th Street Station
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08:18PMNewark Penn Station1h17 09:35PM30th Street Station
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08:23PMNewark Airport Amtrak1h12 09:35PM30th Street Station
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09:22PMNewark Penn Station1h11 10:33PM30th Street Station
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09:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak1h06 10:33PM30th Street Station
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10:22PMNewark Penn Station1h08 11:30PM30th Street Station
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10:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak1h03 11:30PM30th Street Station
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
Nov 28
$78Amtrak
$46Greyhound
Mon
Nov 29
$56Amtrak
$28Greyhound
Wed
Dec 1
$35Amtrak
$23Greyhound
Thu
Dec 2
$26Amtrak
$20Greyhound
Fri
Dec 3
$35Amtrak
$29Greyhound
Sat
Dec 4
$35Amtrak
$29Greyhound
Sun
Dec 5
$27Amtrak
$29Greyhound
Mon
Dec 6
$20Amtrak
$22Greyhound
Tue
Dec 7
$27Amtrak
$23Greyhound
Thu
Dec 9
$27Amtrak
$22Greyhound
Fri
Dec 10
$35Amtrak
$29Greyhound

The fastest trains from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Fastest Journey

57 m

Average

1 h 6 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

121 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Newark, NJ for Philadelphia every day 30 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 121 km distance in an average of 1 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 57 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 17 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
05:14PMNewark Penn Station0h57 06:11PM30th Street Station
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$2641One-way
Fastest
12:14PMNewark Penn Station0h57 01:11PM30th Street Station
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$2641One-way
Fastest
08:14PMNewark Penn Station0h57 09:11PM30th Street Station
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$2011One-way
Fastest
07:14PMNewark Penn Station0h57 08:11PM30th Street Station
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$2301One-way
Fastest
09:14AMNewark Penn Station0h57 10:11AM30th Street Station
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$2641One-way

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Train Information to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia cover the 75 miles (121 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 6 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $46 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€21).

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Newark, NJ to Philadelphia with Amtrak

Find the best trains from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $26 (€21). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey between Newark, NJ and Philadelphia.

Amtrak from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 4 min
  • Average Price: $26
  • Amtrak frequency: 8 a day

When you buy your Amtrak train tickets from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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).

Trains from Newark to Philadelphia

Traveling from Newark to Philadelphia typically takes an average of 1 hour and 10 minutes. There are more than 60 scheduled trains that travel from Newark to Philadelphia every day. Amtrak offers the fastest train service, which covers the distance between the two cities, some 75 miles (120 kilometes) in 57 minutes. However, all the train companies on this route provide express options with an average travel time of 51 minutes. There are three departure stations in Newark and two arrival stations in Philadelphia. The first train departs at 3:45 a.m. while the last train leaves Newark station at 11:30 p.m. and arrives at 30th Street Station, Philadelphia, at 12:40 a.m. Trains on this route are busiest on Thursday and less crowded on Sundays.

Which train companies travel from Newark to Philadelphia?

Amtrak is the only train company that travels from Newark to Philadelphia. However, Amtrak offers 11 different routes for travelers to select from. The trains depart from Penn Station and two other stations from Newark and arrive at either 30th St. Station or North Philadelphia, PA (PHN) in Philadelphia. Train amenities include free WiFi, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets. Each of the Amtrak Carolinian, Amtrak Cardinal, Amtrak Crescent, Amtrak Pennsylvanian, Palmetto, Silver Service, and Amtrak Vermonter services has one daily scheduled train from Newark to Philadelphia. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled weekend trips, with a total of 27 runs followed closely by Amtrak train with a total of 12 train trips over the weekend. Amtrak Acela and Keystone Service have 13 daily train runs to Philadelphia while the Amtrak service offers six daily journeys from Penn Station and Liberty International Airport Station.

How long is the train ride from Newark to Philadelphia?

The fastest standard train option is the Amtrak Acela, which covers the distance from Newark to Philadelphia in approximately 57 minutes. The slowest option is the Amtrak Palmetto train, with an average travel time of 1 hour and 21 minutes. The Amtrak, Amtrak Keystone Service, and Amtrak Cardinal trains from Newark to Philadelphia have an average travel time of approximately 1 hour and four minutes. Amtrak Pennsylvanian, Amtrak Crescent, Amtrak Carolinian, Amtrak Silver Service, Amtrak Northeast Regional, and Amtrak Vermonter trains take an average time of 1 hour and 11 minutes to cover the distance from Newark to Philadelphia. Amtrak trains traveling from Newark to Philadelphia have an average travel time of under 1 hour and 30 minutes. However, Amtrak also offers express train services on all its routes. The express trains clock an average travel time of 51 minutes from Newark to Philadelphia. All passengers are notified of any train transfer before purchasing a ticket.

How Many Trains are there from Newark to Philadelphia?

There are around 60 trains scheduled from Newark to Philadelphia daily. The first train from Newark to Philadelphia is the Amtrak Northeast Regional that leaves Penn Station at approximately 3:45 a.m., while the last train is the Amtrak Keystone Service that departs from Penn Station at 11:30 p.m. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled trips between Newark to Philadelphia, usually 25 runs per day. This train route also has the most scheduled weekend trips, with 27 journeys. The frequency of the trains from Newark all the way to Philadelphia varies. The waiting period can range anywhere from five minutes to 1 hour. Travelers should note that the most prolonged wait period is no more than 1 hour. The route used depends on the Amtrak train a passenger selects. Additionally, the number of stops along the way varies depending on the chosen train route and fare. An express train from Newark to Philadelphia will cost more than regular trains.

What are the Departure and Arrival Stations for Trains from Newark to Philadelphia?

Departure station: there are three departure stations for a train from Newark to Philadelphia, namely: Newark, DE (NRK), Newark, NJ (Liberty International Airport (EWR), and Newark, NJ - Penn Station (NWK). Newark, DE station is approximately seven minutes 2.1 miles (3.3 kilometers) away from Newark Shopping Center. Just as the name states, Newark, NJ (Liberty International Airport) is located at the Liberty International Center, while the Newark, NJ - Penn Station is beneath Madison Square Garden. The train stations can be accessed via bus, subway, or train. All stations offer access for travelers with limited mobility. Travelers can grab refreshments from a number of food outlets in each station.

Arrival station: Amtrak trains from Newark arrive in Philadelphia at either the North Philadelphia, PA (PHN) station, or the 30th St. Station - 2955 Market St. North Philadelphia, PA (PHN) station is located on Broad Street. It's approximately three miles North of City Hall. The station can be accessed via bus, subway, or train. The 30th St Station is located about five minutes from Philadelphia City Hall. It can be accessed via SEPTA City Bus, Megabus, subway, or by train. Both stations offer disabled access as well as parking for travelers.

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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ for the next 7 days starting from $26 (€21)  one way.
How much is a train ticket to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ?
The train price to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ is on average $46 (€38)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia by train?
You should expect to travel around 75 miles (121 km)  from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia by train.
How long is the train to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ?
On average the Newark, NJ to Philadelphia train travel time is 1 h 6 min  for the 75 miles (121 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies can take me from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia?
When taking a train from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Philadelphia. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any nonstop train services from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia. You can look to travel with Amtrak or Amtrak  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
How many train services are there to Philadelphia from Newark, NJ a day?
The average number of trains departing Newark, NJ for Philadelphia is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia?
The earliest train departing from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia leaves at 4: 32 AM. The last train departing from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia leaves at 8: 22 PM. You can find the latest Newark, NJ to Philadelphia train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Newark, NJ and Philadelphia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€38) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia a few months in advance.