Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train

Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ

Showing times and prices for Jun 30

Cheapest

26

Average

86

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.

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07:40PM30th Street Station1h04 08:44PMNewark Penn Station
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261One-way
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08:46AM30th Street Station1h00 09:46AMNewark Penn Station
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08:00PM30th Street Station1h17 09:17PMNewark Penn Station
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261One-way
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09:45AM30th Street Station1h01 10:46AMNewark Penn Station
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261One-way
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08:00PM30th Street Station1h11 09:11PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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341One-way

Train schedule from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, June 30
07:00AM30th Street Station1h11 08:11AMNewark Penn Station
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07:32AM30th Street Station0h55 08:27AMNewark Penn Station
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07:43AM30th Street Station1h00 08:43AMNewark Penn Station
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08:05AM30th Street Station0h59 09:04AMNewark Penn Station
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08:36AM30th Street Station0h52 09:28AMNewark Penn Station
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08:46AM30th Street Station1h00 09:46AMNewark Penn Station
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09:09AM30th Street Station1h10 10:19AMNewark Airport Amtrak
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09:09AM30th Street Station1h16 10:25AMNewark Penn Station
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09:45AM30th Street Station1h01 10:46AMNewark Penn Station
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09:58AM30th Street Station1h03 11:01AMNewark Penn Station
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10:52AM30th Street Station1h02 11:54AMNewark Penn Station
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11:15AM30th Street Station1h06 12:21PMNewark Penn Station
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11:30AM30th Street Station1h00 12:30PMNewark Penn Station
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11:55AM30th Street Station1h01 12:56PMNewark Penn Station
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12:11PM30th Street Station1h06 01:17PMNewark Penn Station
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12:11PM30th Street Station1h01 01:12PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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01:14PM30th Street Station1h04 02:18PMNewark Penn Station
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01:32PM30th Street Station0h55 02:27PMNewark Penn Station
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01:57PM30th Street Station1h04 03:01PMNewark Penn Station
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02:05PM30th Street Station1h02 03:07PMNewark Penn Station
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03:21PM30th Street Station1h03 04:24PMNewark Penn Station
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03:25PM30th Street Station4h37 08:02PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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03:25PM30th Street Station1h05 04:30PMNewark Penn Station
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03:31PM30th Street Station0h58 04:29PMNewark Penn Station
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03:58PM30th Street Station1h05 05:03PMNewark Penn Station
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03:58PM30th Street Station0h59 04:57PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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04:35PM30th Street Station0h55 05:30PMNewark Penn Station
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05:00PM30th Street Station1h01 06:01PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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05:00PM30th Street Station1h08 06:08PMNewark Penn Station
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05:18PM30th Street Station1h14 06:32PMNewark Penn Station
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05:31PM30th Street Station0h57 06:28PMNewark Penn Station
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05:58PM30th Street Station0h59 06:57PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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05:58PM30th Street Station1h05 07:03PMNewark Penn Station
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06:32PM30th Street Station0h57 07:29PMNewark Penn Station
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06:50PM30th Street Station1h03 07:53PMNewark Penn Station
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06:50PM30th Street Station2h21 09:11PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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07:00PM30th Street Station1h02 08:02PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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07:00PM30th Street Station1h09 08:09PMNewark Penn Station
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07:40PM30th Street Station1h04 08:44PMNewark Penn Station
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08:00PM30th Street Station1h17 09:17PMNewark Penn Station
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08:00PM30th Street Station1h11 09:11PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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08:37PM30th Street Station0h56 09:33PMNewark Penn Station
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09:55PM30th Street Station1h08 11:03PMNewark Penn Station
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Fastest train times from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ

Showing times and prices for Jun 30

Fastest Journey

52 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

43

Distance

121 km

Of the 43 trains that leave Philadelphia for Newark, NJ every day 41 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:36AM30th Street Station0h52 09:28AMNewark Penn Station
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1431One-way
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01:32PM30th Street Station0h55 02:27PMNewark Penn Station
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1431One-way
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04:35PM30th Street Station0h55 05:30PMNewark Penn Station
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1661One-way
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07:32AM30th Street Station0h55 08:27AMNewark Penn Station
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08:37PM30th Street Station0h56 09:33PMNewark Penn Station
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1661One-way

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Overview: Train from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
durationAverage train duration59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ cover the 75 miles (121 km) long journey taking on average 59 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $29 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $31 (€28).

Train providers: Amtrak Acela and Amtrak from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ trains

Travel to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia from $29 (€26) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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Acela is the flagship high-speed train service from Amtrak, the main train provider in the United States. Acela high-speed trains operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela trains are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela trains have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela train from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

    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 to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia.

    Train information from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ with Amtrak:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 7 min
    • Average Price: $29
    • Amtrak frequency: 9 a day

    Taking the train from Philadelphia to Newark

    Whisking passengers from the heart of one city to the center of another, the fastest trains from Philadelphia to Newark take just under 1 hour to make the journey from Philadelphia to Newark. Trains are operated by Amtrak which offers a good choice of routes and prices, and one to four departures an hour from early morning until late evening every day of the week. When taking the train from Philadelphia to Newark, passengers can forget the need for navigating busy roads and finding somewhere to park on arrival. Instead, they can enjoy a relaxing journey straight from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Penn Station in Newark.

    Which train companies travel from Philadelphia to Newark?

    Trains from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Newark, New Jersey are operated by Amtrak. Amtrak trains started running with just 21 routes in May 1971. Since then it has grown to become one of the largest rail operators in the United States linking over 500 communities and bringing invaluable transport links to many isolated rural areas. Now, nearly 87,000 people use one of their 300 available services each day. Amtrak continually strives to provide its passengers with the most modern and comfortable rolling stock. Once onboard their train from Philadelphia to Newark, passengers will find plenty of luggage space, restrooms, cafes, quiet carriages, and WiFi. Service animals are welcome on all Amtrak trains while pets can be taken on some trains from Philadelphia to Newark. On this route, both coach and business class seats can be reserved.

    How long is the train ride from Philadelphia to Newark?

    Every train from Philadelphia to Newark follows a direct route. The fastest train takes just under 1 hour while no service takes longer than 90 minutes to reach Newark.

    How many trains are there from Philadelphia to Newark?

    Trains from Philadelphia to Newark run on a similar schedule from Monday through to Sunday. There are between one and four departures every hour. These commence in the early morning and continue until late evening. Passengers should readily find a departure to fit their schedule.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Philadelphia to Newark?

    Departure station: Trains to Newark from Philadelphia all depart from Philadelphia 30th Street Station. This is located on Market Street, just a short distance from the Schuylkill River and in the heart of the city. Housed in an attractive Art-Deco building constructed in 1933, the station is Amtrak's third-busiest station and the tenth-busiest station in the United States. Interestingly, the waiting room in the main concourse is as long as two football fields and the roof was reinforced with concrete as it was originally planned as a landing strip for small aircraft! As well as serving intercity trains, it is also a main hub for commuter trains and subway services while several bus routes also stop outside the station. There are car rental desks, taxi ranks, and ride-share schemes available at 30th Street Station. Among its amenities are car parking, luggage lockers, phone charging stations, restrooms, WiFi, a ticket office, automatic ticket machines, and vending machines selling snacks and drinks. Passengers with limited mobility can access Philadelphia 30th Street Station with ease. All areas of the station are step-free or can be accessed by adapted elevators. Restrooms, the waiting room, the ticket office, and water fountains are all accessible to those in wheelchairs while wheelchairs can be borrowed if necessary. Service animals are welcome throughout the station.

    Arrival station: The train from Philadelphia to Newark arrives into Newark Pennsylvania Station, usually referred to as Newark Penn. This can be found in the Gateway District and is just a short walk from Downtown Newark. Opening in the 1930s, this large station combines a mix of Art-Deco and Neoclassical features and is considered to be one of the most attractive stations in America. Its exuberant interior even includes chandeliers. As well as Amtrak trains, the station is served by commuter trains, PATH trains, and light rail services. It is also home to the city's bus terminal where both local and regional buses stop. At Penn Station, Newark passengers will find taxi ranks and car parking as well as car rental providers. Among the other facilities at this large station are ATMs, public payphones, a ticket office, automatic ticket machines, restrooms, a waiting room, and vending machines selling a range of snacks and drinks. There is also a selection of food kiosks, cafes, and stores. Please note: there is no WiFi at the station. Most of the station is accessible to those with limited mobility via elevators. These areas include platforms, restrooms, waiting areas, ticket offices, and water fountains. Service animals can be taken into the station.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ

    Travel by train to Newark, NJ easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ.
    FAQs
    Train tickets to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $29 (€26)  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train to cost on average $31 (€28)  one way.
    The distance to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia by train is approximately 75 miles (121 km).
    On average the Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train travel time is 59 min  for the 75 miles (121 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    For the best Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Philadelphia and Newark, NJ to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ. 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 trip.
    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train departing from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ leaves at 11: 00 AM. The last train departing from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ leaves at 11: 40 PM. You can find the latest Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you book the Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $31 (€28). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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