Cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Philadelphia


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How much are train tickets from Phoenix to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$219.00
Fastest58h 55m
Daily Schedules8
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Philadelphia?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Phoenix to Philadelphia is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Phoenix to Philadelphia was $305.23. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $62.77 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Phoenix to Philadelphia?

The distance between Phoenix and Philadelphia is approximately 2079.09 miles, or 3345.12 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 65 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 58 hours and 55 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.

What's the best day to take the train from Phoenix to Philadelphia?

If you want to avoid a crowded train, Monday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Phoenix to Philadelphia.

In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Tuesday. If you are planning to book travel for Tuesday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.

Amtrak has the most connections between Phoenix to Philadelphia

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Philadelphia. One train carrier operates regular service on the Phoenix to Philadelphia route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Phoenix to Philadelphia, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Phoenix to Philadelphia, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Phoenix to Philadelphia, which start at $163.00.

One train company connects Phoenix to Philadelphia


Amtrak train tickets from Phoenix to Philadelphia start from $219.00, and on average cost $320.28. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak in Phoenix leaves from City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd and 2 other stations. And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Phoenix to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak takes 65 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 58 hours and 55 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $311.75 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 3 different stations that serve train trips to Philadelphia that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Phoenix are:
  • City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd
  • 2717 W Bell Rd
  • Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Philadelphia from Phoenix. These are the busiest arriving stations in Philadelphia:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St