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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to New Haven?

Lowest Price£19.07
Fastest Train2h 56m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to New Haven 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 Philadelphia to New Haven?

In the last month, £27.65 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to New Haven, CT. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £36.21 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to New Haven?

The distance between Philadelphia and New Haven is approximately 150 miles, or 242 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 56 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 Philadelphia to New Haven are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Monday 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 Philadelphia at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Philadelphia to New Haven?

There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. 13 of these are direct connections to New Haven. 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 Haven to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to New Haven for £22.60.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to New Haven?

There are 3 train lines with service from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to New Haven, Connecticut. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak54h 28m£28.26
Amtrak Acela33h 3m£61.83
Amtrak Northeast Regional83h 43m£27.75

Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to New Haven start from £19, and on average cost £28. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to New Haven. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at State Street Station and one other train station. From Philadelphia to New Haven train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 56 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Philadelphia to New Haven start from £59, and on average cost £62. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Acela schedules to New Haven. Amtrak Acela in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in New Haven trains arrive at Union Station, From Philadelphia to New Haven train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 3 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 56 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Philadelphia to New Haven start from £19, and on average cost £28. Daily there are 8 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to New Haven. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station. From Philadelphia to New Haven train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 3 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 56 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There are two stations in Philadelphia where you can board the train to New Haven:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

Where is the train station in New Haven?

New Haven receives travelers from Philadelphia at its two active train stations:

  • Union Station
  • State Street Station

Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to New Haven

Average prices by travel date

£42£28£14FebMar

Monthly average prices

£88£71£53£35£18MAMJJASONDJF

Prices as travel date approaches

£71£56£42£28£143020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Philadelphia, PA to New Haven, CT

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Jeffrey

15 December 2020 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Everything. Cons: Maybe offer pillows. Pros: Everything. Cons: Maybe offer pillows.

5.0

Nicole

7 July 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: The train was on time Friendly workers Clean. Cons: It was extremely too cold to be traveling with a child for 3 hrs and 10 mins Other than that it was great. Tips: Book ticket when you see a bargain. Pros: The train was on time Friendly workers Clean. Cons: It was extremely too cold to be traveling with a child for 3 hrs and 10 mins Other than that it was great. Tips: Book ticket when you see a bargain.

5.0

Calvin

7 October 2019 - Business

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: I'm a tall guy, so much more comfortable than a flight. Tips: Take the train. Pros: I'm a tall guy, so much more comfortable than a flight. Tips: Take the train.

5.0

Patricia

5 October 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: The convenience and travel time. Cons: Bathroom cleanliness. Pros: The convenience and travel time. Cons: Bathroom cleanliness.

5.0

Michael

14 September 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Quick peaceful trip was able to charge phone sleep no stress from driving. Cons: 30th street station staff was rude. Tips: Don’t bother asking ticket booth any questions they don’t like being bothered. Pros: Quick peaceful trip was able to charge phone sleep no stress from driving. Cons: 30th street station staff was rude. Tips: Don’t bother asking ticket booth any questions they don’t like being bothered.

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