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Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Train Timetable
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|Fastest Train||7h 17m|
|Trains Per Day||5|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh?
What is the price of a train ticket from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh?
In the last month, €67.39 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Pittsburgh, PA. 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 €10.46 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh?
The distance between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh is approximately 257 miles, or 414 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 17 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 Pittsburgh are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Sunday 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 07:00 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 Pittsburgh?
There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.
Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh?
2 train services operate from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Where is the train station in Philadelphia?
There is one train station in Philadelphia:
- 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?
Pittsburgh receives travelers from Philadelphia at its two active train stations:
- Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
- 1100 Liberty Ave
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