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Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Albany, NY

Showing times and prices for May 30

Cheapest

$57

Average

$67

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 Philadelphia to Albany, NY will cost around $ 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 57.

Amtrak
12:05PMPhiladelphia5h28 05:33PMAlbany, NY
0 changes
$571One-way
Amtrak
12:46PMPhiladelphia5h04 05:50PMAlbany, NY
0 changes
$771One-way

Train schedule from Philadelphia to Albany, NY

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Amtrak
12:05PMPhiladelphia5h28 05:33PMAlbany, NY
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Amtrak
12:46PMPhiladelphia5h04 05:50PMAlbany, NY
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Fastest train times from Philadelphia to Albany, NY

Showing times and prices for May 30

Fastest Journey

5 h 4 m

Average

5 h 16 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

322 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Philadelphia for Albany, NY every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 322 km distance in an average of 5 h 16 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 4 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 28 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.

Amtrak
12:46PMPhiladelphia5h04 05:50PMAlbany, NY
0 changes
$771One-way
Amtrak
12:05PMPhiladelphia5h28 05:33PMAlbany, NY
0 changes
$571One-way

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Overview: Train from Philadelphia to Albany, NY

distanceDistance200 miles (322 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Philadelphia to Albany, NY cover the 200 miles (322 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 41 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $60 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $60 (€52).

Train companies: Amtrak from Philadelphia to Albany, NY trains

You can travel by train from Philadelphia to Albany, NY with Amtrak for as low as $60 (€52). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you 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 to Albany, NY from Philadelphia.

Philadelphia to Albany, NY train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $60
  • Amtrak frequency: 7 a day

When you buy your Amtrak train tickets between Philadelphia and Albany, NY 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).

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FAQs

How much are cheap trains from Philadelphia to Albany, NY?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Albany, NY from Philadelphia for the next 7 days starting from $60 (€52)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket between Philadelphia and Albany, NY?

The Philadelphia to Albany, NY train ticket price is on average $60 (€52)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance to Albany, NY from Philadelphia by train?

The Philadelphia to Albany, NY train distance is approximately 200 miles (322 km).

How long is a train from Philadelphia to Albany, NY on average?

On average the Philadelphia to Albany, NY train travel time is 4 h 41 min  for the 200 miles (322 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train companies offer a service from Philadelphia to Albany, NY?

When taking a train from Philadelphia to Albany, NY, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Albany, NY. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Philadelphia to Albany, NY and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains are there between Philadelphia and Albany, NY a day?

The average number of trains departing Philadelphia for Albany, NY is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Philadelphia to Albany, NY? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Philadelphia to Albany, NY train departs at 12: 05 PM   and the last train from Philadelphia to Albany, NY leaves at 11: 04 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Philadelphia to Albany, NY on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Albany, NY from Philadelphia for the best deals?

If you book the Philadelphia to Albany, NY train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $60 (€52). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Philadelphia and Albany, NY. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.