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Philadelphia to Washington train - cost & duration

Cheapest price£30.04
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day42
train carriers8
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How to book cheap Philadelphia to Washington DC train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Philadelphia to Washington is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Philadelphia to Washington were £59.73. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average £15.40 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Philadelphia to Washington?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Philadelphia to Washington by train is at 08:00 on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 04:00 on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Northeast Regional from Philadelphia to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 42 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Philadelphia to Washington, with an average of 20 trips per day and 424 monthly trips. 8 train carriers currently travel from Philadelphia to Washington. Of the 42 trips there are 42 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Coach from Philadelphia to Washington DC starts at £0.77.

8 carriers offer Philadelphia to Washington train trips

Amtrak Acela Express

Book Amtrak Acela Express from Philadelphia to Washington from £98.58. There are 14 Amtrak Acela Express schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £109.96 for a Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Acela Express departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Philadelphia to Washington takes 1 hours and 44 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay £109.13 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
1h 44m
Avg. Price
£109.96

Amtrak Carolinian

Book Amtrak Carolinian from Philadelphia to Washington from £33.89. There are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £52.36 for a Amtrak Carolinian ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Carolinian departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Carolinian arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Carolinian from Philadelphia to Washington takes 1 hours and 54 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Carolinian offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £56.24 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
1h 54m
Avg. Price
£52.36

Amtrak Cardinal

Book Amtrak Cardinal from Philadelphia to Washington from £33.89. There are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £62.27 for a Amtrak Cardinal ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Cardinal departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Cardinal arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Cardinal from Philadelphia to Washington takes 1 hours and 56 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Cardinal offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £65.02 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
1h 56m
Avg. Price
£62.27

Amtrak Crescent

Book Amtrak Crescent from Philadelphia to Washington from £33.89. There are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £57.21 for a Amtrak Crescent ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Crescent departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Crescent arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Crescent from Philadelphia to Washington takes 2 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Crescent trip will get you to Washington in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Crescent offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £63.08 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
2h 5m
Avg. Price
£57.21

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Book Amtrak Northeast Regional from Philadelphia to Washington from £30.04. There are 20 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £53.84 for a Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Philadelphia to Washington takes 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 18 trips per day and you could expect to pay £58.17 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
2h 0m
Avg. Price
£53.84

Amtrak Palmetto

Book Amtrak Palmetto from Philadelphia to Washington from £33.89. There are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £49.03 for a Amtrak Palmetto ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Palmetto departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Palmetto arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Palmetto from Philadelphia to Washington takes 1 hours and 53 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Palmetto offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £52.35 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
1h 53m
Avg. Price
£49.03

Amtrak Silver Service

Book Amtrak Silver Service from Philadelphia to Washington from £33.89. There are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £60.23 for a Amtrak Silver Service ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Silver Service departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Silver Service arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Silver Service from Philadelphia to Washington takes 1 hours and 57 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Silver Service offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £68.91 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
1h 57m
Avg. Price
£60.23

Amtrak Vermonter

Book Amtrak Vermonter from Philadelphia to Washington from £30.04. There are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £50.14 for a Amtrak Vermonter ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Vermonter departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Vermonter arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Vermonter from Philadelphia to Washington takes 1 hours and 54 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Vermonter offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £53.76 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
1h 54m
Avg. Price
£50.14

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Philadelphia. Most train trips to Washington will depart from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
Train trips arrive in Washington at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Union Station are the main train stations in Washington for trips arriving from Philadelphia.
  • Union Station