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Compare train tickets from Baltimore to New York

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How much are train tickets from Baltimore to New York?

Lowest PriceUS$39.00
Fastest Train2h 20m
Trains Per Day20
Train Lines7
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Baltimore to New York
4.8
Based on 13 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Acela report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Thomas
5.0
15 September 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Efficient, quiet, on time
Cons
Better food
Tips
No

Based on 11 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 70 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.4
Value
3.8
Condition
4.5
Vincent
5.0
18 May 2020Visiting family
Pros
It was pleasant
Cons
Everything is wonderful
Tips
I recommend Amtrak for travelers
John
5.0
6 February 2020Solo travel
Pros
Travel
Cons
Push back seat
Tips
No
Mark
4.0
25 November 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was scenic and comfy. I met some interesting people.
Cons
Too many people
Tips
Be ready
Barbara
5.0
6 November 2019
Pros
Enjoyed.would like to do it again
Leigh
4.0
19 September 2019Vacation
Pros
Comfort of train, ease of traveling
Cons
Be on time
Tips
Would DEFINUTELY use Wanderu again

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
1.0
Condition
4.0

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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Baltimore to New York?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, US$72.58 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Baltimore to New York. By booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of US$15.42 compared to a same-day fare.

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 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 20 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 Wednesday 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 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Baltimore to New York?

There are 20 scheduled trains on most days. 20 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 US$1.00.

What train services are there from Baltimore to New York?

There are 7 train lines with service from Baltimore to New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 14 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak23h 2mUS$77.67
Amtrak Acela42h 30mUS$168.56
Amtrak Carolinian12h 45mUS$70.57
Amtrak Northeast Regional142h 55mUS$70.48
Amtrak Palmetto22h 50mUS$77.49
Amtrak Silver Service12h 57mUS$69.00
Amtrak Vermonter22h 47mUS$69.71

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

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