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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Haven to Philadelphia?

Lowest price$27.00
Fastest train2h 54m
Trains per day15
Train lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Haven 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.

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

In the last month, $51.15 was the average price of a train ticket from New Haven, CT 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 $66.14 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New Haven to Philadelphia?

The distance between New Haven and Philadelphia is approximately 150 miles, or 242 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 54 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New Haven to Philadelphia 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 New Haven at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 New Haven to Philadelphia?

There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. 13 of these are direct connections to Philadelphia. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Philadelphia to New Haven. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Haven to Philadelphia for $36.00.

Which train should you take from New Haven to Philadelphia?

There are 3 train lines with service from New Haven, Connecticut to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak34h 46m$74.86
Amtrak Acela43h 0m$102.12
Amtrak Northeast Regional83h 38m$60.86

Amtrak train tickets from New Haven to Philadelphia start from $27, and on average cost $75. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak in New Haven leaves from State Street Station and one other station. And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, From New Haven to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 54 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $77 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Amtrak Acela train tickets from New Haven to Philadelphia start from $84, and on average cost $102. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Acela schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Acela in New Haven leaves from Union Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, From New Haven to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 3 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 54 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $121 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from New Haven to Philadelphia start from $27, and on average cost $61. Daily there are 8 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Northeast Regional in New Haven leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, From New Haven to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 3 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 54 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $72 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Price trends for trains from New Haven to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

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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 New Haven, CT to Philadelphia, PA

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

4.3

4.0

James

November 14, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: The train was on time, the car was pretty clean, the seats were pretty good and the temperature was OK, if a bit warm. Cons: Wanderu improved the lousy ticketing process, the conductors were pretty gruff, the food was too expensive, and Internet access was inter... Pros: The train was on time, the car was pretty clean, the seats were pretty good and the temperature was OK, if a bit warm. Cons: Wanderu improved the lousy ticketing process, the conductors were pretty gruff, the food was too expensive, and Internet access was intermittent. Tips: Use the Quiet car.More

5.0

Julianne

September 30, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Problem freeProblem free

4.0

Joan

August 15, 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: The quiet car is peaceful and a very nice way to travel if you want to work or be quiet and relax. Cons: AMTRAK could provide reserved seating. It's absurd in this day and age people have to drag their bags through the cars looking for seats. Surely there is a ... Pros: The quiet car is peaceful and a very nice way to travel if you want to work or be quiet and relax. Cons: AMTRAK could provide reserved seating. It's absurd in this day and age people have to drag their bags through the cars looking for seats. Surely there is a computer out there somewhere that could figure out how to reserve seats on a train.More

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