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traveling from Washington to Philadelphia by train

Cheapest price
$39.00
Fastest time
1h 35m
Trips per day
33
train carriers
5
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Washington to Philadelphia?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Washington to Philadelphia is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Washington to Philadelphia were $82.44. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $19.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Washington to Philadelphia?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington to Philadelphia by train is at 2 PM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8 AM on Sunday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Washington to Philadelphia?

On average there are 33 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Washington to Philadelphia, with an average of 17 trips per day and 357 monthly trips. 5 train carriers currently travel from Washington to Philadelphia. Of the 33 trips there are 33 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Washington start at $1.00.

train lines that run from Washington to Philadelphia

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Washington to Philadelphia. The average Amtrak Vermonter ticket to Philadelphia costs $94.93. Cheap Amtrak Vermonter tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $39.00. In Washington, Amtrak Vermonter departs from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Vermonter arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Vermonter from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Vermonter trip will get you to Philadelphia in 1 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Vermonter offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $98.08 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Amtrak Vermonter
Amtrak Vermonter
Air conditioning
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Avg. Time
1h 55m
Avg. Price
$94.93

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Washington to Philadelphia. The average Amtrak Palmetto ticket to Philadelphia costs $59.39. Cheap Amtrak Palmetto tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $44.00. In Washington, Amtrak Palmetto departs from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Palmetto arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Palmetto from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Palmetto trip will get you to Philadelphia in 1 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Palmetto offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $64.92 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Amtrak Palmetto
Amtrak Palmetto
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
1h 54m
Avg. Price
$59.39

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates, on average, 17 train schedule(s) from Washington to Philadelphia. The average Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Philadelphia costs $67.02. Cheap Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $39.00. In Washington, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 59 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Philadelphia in 1 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 13 trips per day and you could expect to pay $69.46 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Amtrak Northeast Regional
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
1h 59m
Avg. Price
$67.02

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express operates, on average, 12 train schedule(s) from Washington to Philadelphia. The average Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Philadelphia costs $142.47. Cheap Amtrak Acela Express tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $123.00. In Washington, Amtrak Acela Express departs from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Washington to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Acela Express trip will get you to Philadelphia in 1 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $137.21 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Amtrak Acela Express
Amtrak Acela Express
Air conditioning
Restroom
Beverage
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Meal
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
1h 38m
Avg. Price
$142.47

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Washington to Philadelphia. The average Amtrak ticket to Philadelphia costs $68.06. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $39.00. In Washington, Amtrak departs from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Washington to Philadelphia takes 2 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Philadelphia in 1 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $67.57 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 2m
Avg. Price
$68.06
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Washington. Most train trips to Philadelphia will depart from Union Station,
  • Union Station
Train trips arrive in Philadelphia at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, N Phil - 2900 N Broad St are the main train stations in Philadelphia for trips arriving from Washington.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St