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Cheap train tickets from Detroit to Philadelphia

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Detroit to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price£84.06
Fastest Train16h 29m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Detroit to Philadelphia?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Detroit 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 Detroit to Philadelphia was £105.55. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £58.03 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 ride from Detroit to Philadelphia?

The distance between Detroit and Philadelphia is approximately 441.79 miles, or 710.82 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 26 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 29 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Detroit to Philadelphia?

On Sunday trains from Detroit 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Detroit to Philadelphia?

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Philadelphia. One train carrier operates regular service on the Detroit to Philadelphia route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Detroit to Philadelphia, usually offering 4.4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Detroit to Philadelphia, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Detroit to Philadelphia, which start at £66.92.

One train company connects Detroit to Philadelphia

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Detroit to Philadelphia start from £84.06, and on average cost £113.75. Daily there are 4.4 Amtrak schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak in Detroit leaves from 11 W Baltimore Ave, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Detroit to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak takes 26 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 16 hours and 29 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5.3125 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £117.87 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
1d 2h 7m
Avg. Price
£113.75

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Detroit on their way to Philadelphia:
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
There is one train station where trains from Detroit arrive in Philadelphia:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

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