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Washington DC to Philadelphia train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€34.80
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day34
train carriers6
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How to book cheap Washington DC to Philadelphia train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Washington to Philadelphia is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Washington to Philadelphia were €72.40. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average €17.85 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington to Philadelphia by train is at 15:00 on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 21:00 on Wednesday 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 Washington DC to Philadelphia has the most daily schedules

On average there are 34 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Washington to Philadelphia, with an average of 18 trips per day and 362 monthly trips. 6 train carriers currently travel from Washington to Philadelphia. Of the 34 trips there are 34 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia starts at €0.89.

6 carriers offer Washington to Philadelphia train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Washington to Philadelphia from €34.80. There are 1 Amtrak schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €80.25 for a Amtrak ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, Amtrak departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €81.01 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 55m
Avg. Price
€80.25

Amtrak Acela Express

Book Amtrak Acela Express from Washington to Philadelphia from €114.22. There are 13 Amtrak Acela Express schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €129.92 for a Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, Amtrak Acela Express departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 37 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay €126.16 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

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Snacks
Meal
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
1h 37m
Avg. Price
€129.92

Amtrak Carolinian

Book Amtrak Carolinian from Washington to Philadelphia from €39.26. There are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €99.57 for a Amtrak Carolinian ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, Amtrak Carolinian departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Carolinian arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Carolinian from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Carolinian offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €100.44 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 45m
Avg. Price
€99.57

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Book Amtrak Northeast Regional from Washington to Philadelphia from €34.80. There are 18 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €60.42 for a Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 59 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 15 trips per day and you could expect to pay €66.87 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 59m
Avg. Price
€60.42

Amtrak Palmetto

Book Amtrak Palmetto from Washington to Philadelphia from €39.26. There are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €54.06 for a Amtrak Palmetto ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, Amtrak Palmetto departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Palmetto arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

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

On weekends, Amtrak Palmetto offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €57.26 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 54m
Avg. Price
€54.06

Amtrak Vermonter

Book Amtrak Vermonter from Washington to Philadelphia from €34.80. There are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €62.86 for a Amtrak Vermonter ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, Amtrak Vermonter departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Vermonter arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Vermonter from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Vermonter offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €72.18 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 55m
Avg. Price
€62.86

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Washington. Most train trips to Philadelphia will depart from Union Station.
  • Union Station
train trips arrive in Philadelphia at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, N Phil - 2900 N Broad St are the main train stations in Philadelphia for trips arriving from Washington.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St