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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Baltimore to New York?

Lowest Price$38.73
Fastest Train2h 15m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines6

Baltimore to New York Route Map

Baltimore New York

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do trains depart from in Baltimore?

Trains in Baltimore depart from Penn Station on 1500 North Charles Street. Baltimore’s Penn Station opened in 1911 and was designed by a New York architect Kenneth Mackenzie Murchison in the Beaux-Arts style. Today, the station remains the main ground transportation hub in Baltimore, with 8 sets of tracks that provide routes across the entire U.S.

Where do trains arrive in New York?

In New York, Amtrak trains arrive at Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Construction on NYC’s Penn Station started in 1905 and was completed in 1910. This train station — just like the one in Baltimore — was built in the Beaux-Arts architectural style, though this one was designed by William Rutherford Mead. Within the train station, there are restaurants and shops to kill time until your next train departs. Much of Penn Station is located directly beneath Madison Square Garden.

Is Baltimore to New York a good day-trip?

Because there are many daily routes and the travel time is relatively short, Baltimore to New York can be a very doable day-trip. However, once you look at the price of a train ticket, it may not be as ideal. Train tickets from Baltimore to New York cost an average of about $102.

For the purposes of a day-trip, a better alternative may be to take the bus. The travel time is about 3 hours 30 minutes, and tickets average just $23.

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Baltimore to New York?

In the last month, $73.53 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to New York, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $81.90 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to New York?

The distance between Baltimore and New York is approximately 169 miles, or 273 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Baltimore to New York are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Baltimore at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Baltimore to New York?

There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. 32 of these are direct connections to New York. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to New York for $12.01.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to New York?

There are 6 train lines with service from Baltimore, Maryland to New York, New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 44m$88.83
Amtrak Acela42h 24m$172.55
Amtrak Carolinian12h 45m$104.47
Amtrak Northeast Regional102h 50m$63.43
Amtrak Palmetto12h 48m$75.89
Amtrak Vermonter12h 37m$64.38

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to New York:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from Baltimore to New York

Average prices by travel date

$100$67$33JanFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Baltimore, MD to New York, NY

(Based on 15 ratings and reviews)

4.7

4.0

Natalie

August 24, 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: I was able to do some work and watch a movie. It was a safe trip. Cons: The seat I sat in had dirty leaking water and some fiberglass was loose. Pros: I was able to do some work and watch a movie. It was a safe trip. Cons: The seat I sat in had dirty leaking water and some fiberglass was loose.

5.0

Vincent

May 18, 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: It was pleasant. Cons: Everything is wonderful. Tips: I recommend Amtrak for travelers. Pros: It was pleasant. Cons: Everything is wonderful. Tips: I recommend Amtrak for travelers.

5.0

John

February 6, 2020 - Solo travel

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Travel. Cons: Push back seat. Tips: No. Pros: Travel. Cons: Push back seat. Tips: No.

4.0

Mark

November 25, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: It was scenic and comfy. I met some interesting people. Cons: Too many people. Tips: Be ready. Pros: It was scenic and comfy. I met some interesting people. Cons: Too many people. Tips: Be ready.

5.0

Barbara

November 6, 2019 -

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Enjoyed.would like to do it againEnjoyed.would like to do it again

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