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What train companies travel to Altoona, Pennsylvania?

Located in Pennsylvania, Altoona is accessible by train from 113 other cities. You can choose from 134 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Altoona on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Altoona are also available.

Train companies serving Altoona

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10013h 7m$123.18
Amtrak Pennsylvanian153h 47m$49.15
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

  • Amtrak Pennsylvanian

    Amtrak Pennsylvanian

    The Amtrak Pennsylvanian runs daily between New York City and Pittsburgh, passing through cities such as Philadelphia and Harrisburg. The trains feature basic amenities such as a cafe car and free onboard WiFi and offer checked baggage service.

Which train carrier has the best service to Altoona?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Altoona by train with Amtrak giving them a 4.8 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Pennsylvanian had the most comfortable train service to Altoona taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers. They rate Amtrak Pennsylvanian a 4.7 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Altoona punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Pennsylvanian has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Altoona, rating them a 4.6 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Altoona?

$6.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Altoona, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Altoona. In the last month, trains from Tyrone to Altoona had the lowest average price at $6.00.

Where is the train station in Altoona, PA?

The main train station in Altoona is 1231 11th Ave. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Altoona.

What is the closest airport to Altoona, PA?

The closest airport to Altoona is Altoona Blair County Airport (AOO), it is located 15.9 miles from the city center of Altoona.

Is Altoona a popular train travel destination?

Altoona ranks number 18 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 356 in United States. Altoona ranks number 23 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Altoona via train service. On average 15 direct daily train trips serve Altoona.

What is the population of Altoona?

The population of Altoona is 45344. Altoona ranks number 14 in terms of population in Pennsylvania and number 363 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Altoona cost?

Train tickets to Altoona range from $6 for a short trip to Altoona, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Altoona starts at , and a longer trip by train to Altoona can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $38 .

What type of traveler does Altoona attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Altoona for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Altoona?

The closest train station to the city center of Altoona is 1231 11th Ave, located just 0.5 miles away. Select 1231 11th Ave as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Altoona. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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