Cheap New York to Philadelphia  train tickets

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Lowest Price$57.99
Fastest1h 8m
Daily Schedules49
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New York to Philadelphia
4.8
Based on 9 reviews
Amtrak Carolinian
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
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Frederic
5.0
July 18, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Everything
Amtrak Acela
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Acela report that they were happy with the WiFi on board percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Amtrak Keystone Service
4.8
Based on 5 reviews
Based on 5 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Keystone Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 80 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
3.6
Value
3.2
Condition
4.4
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Ko Seng
5.0
August 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Very pleasant
Cons
For 1st timer to advise no fixed seating. Grab any seat available.
Tips
As above
Samantha
5.0
July 1, 2019Solo travel
Jason
5.0
June 29, 2019
Pros
WiFi on the train, table for a meal/computer, outlet for devices.
Cons
Tickets optimized for Apple wallet on iPhone.
Tips
If you haven't tried Amtrak, do it!
Wendy
4.0
June 24, 2019Visiting family
Pros
quiet
Cons
Cleanliness
Tips
Be quiet in public.
Lauren
5.0
May 26, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
price was reasonable and rude was comfortable
Amtrak Northeast Regional
4.5
Based on 2 reviews
Based on 2 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
4.0
Value
2.5
Condition
4.5
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Leslie
5.0
September 1, 2019Visiting friends
Jami
4.0
August 31, 2019Solo travel
Pros
For the most part it was easy!
Cons
Better info on the train boarding at Penn Station. People found out the gate before it was announced and I just happened to be standing nearby and heard them talking.
Tips
First come first serve on the seats, if you want a window seat show up early and get in line.

Is it better to take the train or bus from NYC to Philly?

While a bus to Philly is the cheaper option, the train is significantly faster. Bus tickets which you can also buy on Wanderu, for this route average between $10 and $12, and the trip takes around 2 hours or longer, depending on traffic out of Manhattan. For comparison, Amtrak tickets for this route average $71, and the train takes between 60 and 90 minutes.

Where do you catch the train from NYC to Philly?

To catch the train from New York City to Philadelphia, you will depart from Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Penn Station is located at the intersection of 34th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10119. This station is completely underground, directly beneath Madison Square Garden. The first train for this route departs at 3 a.m., while the last train leaves at 11 p.m. Penn Station offers 50 daily trips to Philadelphia, and all of them are direct.

Can you buy a train ticket on the train?

In the vast majority of cases, you are not able to buy an Amtrak ticket on the train itself. You must purchase tickets beforehand, either at the station, online or at a Quik-Trak kiosk.

How to buy cheap train tickets from New York to Philadelphia ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New York to Philadelphia is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New York to Philadelphia was $89.11. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $21.09 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from New York to Philadelphia ? What is the distance between New York to Philadelphia ?

The distance between New York to Philadelphia is 80.59 miles or 129.66 km. A train trip from New York to Philadelphia typically takes 1 hour and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Acela. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 8 minutes to get from New York to Philadelphia.

trains from New York to Philadelphia average a travel time of under two hours, perfect for a day trip. That's just enough time to check your email, catch up with friends on chat and post a couple of jealousy-inducing pictures from your trip.

On Thursday trains from New York to Philadelphia are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most frequent connections between New York to Philadelphia

Typically there are 49 schedules to compare for your trip to Philadelphia. On the route to Philadelphia 10 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Philadelphia, usually offering 17 trips per day. 49 train trips per day are direct connections to Philadelphia, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from New York to Philadelphia, which start at $1.32.

New York to Philadelphia is served by 10 train carriers

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $148.94, and on average cost $171.21. Daily there are 13 Amtrak Acela schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Acela in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 1 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $161.67 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
1h 12m
Avg. Price
$171.21

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $63.26, and on average cost $83.51. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Carolinian in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 1 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $83.51 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 28m
Avg. Price
$83.51

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $63.26, and on average cost $81.72. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Cardinal in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 1 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $83.40 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 23m
Avg. Price
$81.72

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $63.26, and on average cost $92.02. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Crescent in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 1 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $108.17 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 33m
Avg. Price
$92.02

Amtrak Keystone Service

Amtrak Keystone Service train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $57.99, and on average cost $74.34. Daily there are 11 Amtrak Keystone Service schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Keystone Service in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and one other train station.

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Keystone Service takes 1 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Keystone Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Keystone Service offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $78.11 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 23m
Avg. Price
$74.34

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $57.99, and on average cost $86.18. Daily there are 17 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Northeast Regional in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 1 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $92.01 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 29m
Avg. Price
$86.18

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $57.99, and on average cost $77.51. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 1 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $82.97 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 23m
Avg. Price
$77.51

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $63.26, and on average cost $73.56. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Palmetto in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 1 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $73.52 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 38m
Avg. Price
$73.56

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $63.26, and on average cost $95.36. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Silver Service in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 1 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Silver Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $107.42 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 31m
Avg. Price
$95.36

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from New York to Philadelphia start from $57.99, and on average cost $94.05. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Vermonter in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From New York to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 1 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Vermonter offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Vermonter scheduled trip per day, which will cost $103.09 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 27m
Avg. Price
$94.05
There is one train station from which trains depart New York on their way to Philadelphia. The busiest departure station in New York serving this route is Penn Station.
  • Penn Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Philadelphia. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in New York serving this route is 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, N Phil - 2900 N Broad St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St