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Rocky Mount-Philadelphia Train Timetable
There are 4 daily trains from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia. Traveling by train from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia usually takes around 7 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Silver Service train can make the trip in 7 hours and 12 minutes.
|Distance||312 mi (502 km)|
|Fastest train||7h 12m|
|Trains per day||4|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Silver Service|
What is the price of a train ticket from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia?
In the last month, €64.61 was the average price of a train ticket from Rocky Mount, NC to Philadelphia, PA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €49.47 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia will vary between €62 and €97. Planning a train trip to Philadelphia within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Rocky Mount over the next 7 days is €71. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €58 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €76 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Philadelphia from Rocky Mount will be about €49.47 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia?
There are 3 train lines with service from Rocky Mount, North Carolina to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Amtrak Silver Service is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Carolinian||1||7h 24m||€69.16|
|Amtrak Palmetto||1||7h 33m||€71.85|
|Amtrak Silver Service||2||7h 17m||€94.70|
The Amtrak Carolinian is a passenger train service which connects New York City and Washington, DC to some of the most charming destinations in North Carolina. The Carolinian runs an average of 1 trips per day between Rocky Mount and Philadelphia, all of which include seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available in the Café car. The average Amtrak Carolinian ticket price for this route is , and the trip usually lasts around 7 hours and 24 minutes.
The Palmetto is an Amtrak train service that runs a total of 829 miles from New York City to Savannah, GA, connecting 20 cities from the Northeast to the Southeast along the way. Traveling from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia is comfortable and relaxing on the Palmetto, thanks to the train’s free WiFi, power outlets, and seating with extra legroom. You can pick from 1 daily departures along this route, with train ticket pricing at an average of on the Palmetto.
Amtrak Silver Service
The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia start from €56 and the average train journey lasts about 7 hours and 17 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia?
The distance between Rocky Mount and Philadelphia is approximately 312 miles, or 502 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 12 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Friday 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 Rocky Mount at 02:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. 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 Rocky Mount to Philadelphia?
There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Philadelphia to Rocky Mount. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Rocky Mount to Philadelphia for €34.81.
We may feel a little bit more than just brotherly love for Philadelphia, a city steeped in history and culture. Where else can you channel your inner Rocky Balboa on his epic run, and later enjoy an authentic Philly cheesesteak as a reward?
Philadelphia’s affordability (especially compared to other East Coast cities) is just one of many reasons it is among Wanderu’s best destinations for college students. Another reason is how much there is to do! Early American history takes precedence at Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, while museums abound on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, sometimes called the most artistic mile in the city. Fuel up at the Reading Terminal Market or Italian Market, both offering fresh food from local vendors, to prepare for a night hitting up the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line up South Street.
Philadelphia is a major hub for both Greyhound and Amtrak, and its 30th Street Station is one of the busiest stations in the country. The plentitude of ground travel and the nearby Philadelphia International Airport make this exciting city very easily accessible, even on a budget.
Where is the train station in Rocky Mount?
There is one train station in Rocky Mount.
Where is the train station in Philadelphia?
Philadelphia has one train station.
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