Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark 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 Newark was £50.92. 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 £29.75 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 Philadelphia to Newark, NJ?

The distance between Philadelphia and Newark is approximately 75.28 miles, or 121.12 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 53 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 Philadelphia to Newark?

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

What train companies travel from Philadelphia to Newark?

Typically there are 58 schedules to compare for your trip to Newark. On the route to Newark 8 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Philadelphia to Newark, usually offering 28 trips per day. 55 train trips per day are direct connections to Newark, 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 Coach tickets from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ, which start at £0.77.

Here are the 8 train companies that operate from Philadelphia to Newark

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark start from £34.49, and on average cost £51.44. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Newark trains arrive at Newark Intl Airport and one other train station.

From Philadelphia to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £59.48 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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£51.44

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark start from £88.14, and on average cost £95.94. Daily there are 12 Amtrak Acela schedules to Newark. Amtrak Acela in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Philadelphia to Newark train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 0 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £90.90 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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0h 57m
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£95.94

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark start from £61.32, and on average cost £88.64. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Newark. Amtrak Carolinian in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Philadelphia to Newark train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 1 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £87.74 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

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Amtrak Keystone Service

Amtrak Keystone Service train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark start from £34.49, and on average cost £42.46. Daily there are 9 Amtrak Keystone Service schedules to Newark. Amtrak Keystone Service in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and one other station. And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From Philadelphia to Newark train travel on Amtrak Keystone Service takes 1 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Keystone Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Keystone Service offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £45.54 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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1h 4m
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£42.46

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark start from £34.49, and on average cost £50.07. Daily there are 28 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Newark. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and one other station. And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From Philadelphia to Newark train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 1 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 27 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £53.14 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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1h 7m
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£50.07

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark start from £34.49, and on average cost £43.60. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Newark. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Philadelphia to Newark train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 1 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £44.77 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

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£43.60

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark start from £36.79, and on average cost £42.59. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Newark. Amtrak Palmetto in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Philadelphia to Newark train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 1 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost £42.81 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

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£42.59

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark start from £34.49, and on average cost £48.49. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Newark. Amtrak Vermonter in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Philadelphia to Newark train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 1 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Vermonter offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Vermonter scheduled trip per day, which will cost £55.29 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Philadelphia with trains to Newark. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St
There are 2 different stations where trains from Philadelphia arrive in Newark. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Newark:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport