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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Hartford?

Lowest Price€26.53
Fastest Train4h 8m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to Hartford 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Philadelphia to Hartford?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Philadelphia to Hartford. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Philadelphia to Hartford?

In the last month, €29.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Hartford, 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 €58.59 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Hartford?

The distance between Philadelphia and Hartford is approximately 180 miles, or 290 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 8 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 Philadelphia to Hartford 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 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 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 Philadelphia to Hartford?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Philadelphia to Hartford. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hartford to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to Hartford for €23.96.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Hartford?

2 train services operate from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Hartford, Connecticut. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak54h 39m€45.09
Amtrak Northeast Regional14h 47m€43.94

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

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

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

Where is the train station in Hartford?

Hartford has one train station:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Hartford

Average prices by travel date

€64€43€21OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Philadelphia, PA to Hartford, CT
5.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Gladys
5.0
24 June 2020Visiting family
Pros
Everything
Cons
Nothing
Tips
No

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Carol
5.0
18 January 2020Visiting family
Pros
Everything specially the dining car it was spacious. . I l loved the wine and the snacks.
Cons
Nothing
Tips
Never be in a hurry a relaxed and comfortable ride. Amtrack is the way to travel.. I cannot wait for my next trip. Wanderu I’ll be back soon.. I really and truly love the price I need all the savings that I can get because my daughter is in medical school in Philadelp...More

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