Cheap Philadelphia to Raleigh train tickets

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How much are Philadelphia to Raleigh train tickets?

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How to buy cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Raleigh ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Philadelphia to Raleigh 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 Philadelphia to Raleigh was $126.38. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $40.73 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 Philadelphia to Raleigh ? What is the distance between Philadelphia to Raleigh ?

The distance between Philadelphia to Raleigh is 345.11 miles or 555.27 km. A train trip from Philadelphia to Raleigh typically takes 8 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Raleigh faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Silver Service. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 8 hours and 13 minutes to get from Philadelphia to Raleigh.

Going from Philadelphia to Raleigh by train takes over 8 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday trains from Philadelphia to Raleigh 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Carolinian has the most frequent connections between Philadelphia to Raleigh

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Raleigh. On the route to Raleigh 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Carolinian offers the most scheduled departures between Philadelphia to Raleigh, usually offering one departure per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Raleigh, 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 Philadelphia to Raleigh, which start at $71.33.

Philadelphia to Raleigh is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to Raleigh start from $117.57, and on average cost $127.10. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Raleigh. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Raleigh trains arrive at Union Station,

From Philadelphia to Raleigh train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Raleigh faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 13 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Raleigh on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $127.10 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

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Avg. Time
12h 50m
Avg. Price
$127.10

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Philadelphia to Raleigh start from $117.57, and on average cost $126.32. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Raleigh. Amtrak Carolinian in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Raleigh trains arrive at Union Station,

From Philadelphia to Raleigh train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 8 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Raleigh faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 13 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Raleigh on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $133.81 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

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Extra legroom
Power outlet
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Avg. Time
8h 29m
Avg. Price
$126.32

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Philadelphia to Raleigh start from $93.79, and on average cost $148.94. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Raleigh. Amtrak Silver Service in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Raleigh trains arrive at Union Station,

From Philadelphia to Raleigh train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 8 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Raleigh faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 13 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Raleigh on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Silver Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $159.98 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 14m
Avg. Price
$148.94

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Philadelphia on their way to Raleigh. The busiest departure station in Philadelphia serving this route is 30th St Station - 2955 Market St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Raleigh from Philadelphia., The busiest departure station in Philadelphia serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station