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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Newark, DE to Philadelphia, PA?

Lowest Price$21.00
Fastest Train0h 37m
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Price trends for trains from Newark to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JunJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to Philadelphia 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $22.17 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Newark to Philadelphia. By booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $9.83 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Philadelphia?

The distance between Newark and Philadelphia is approximately 36 miles, or 58 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 37 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Philadelphia.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Newark to Philadelphia are the most crowded on Saturday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Newark at 3:00pm and arrives in Philadelphia within the hour.

How many trains per day run from Newark to Philadelphia?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Philadelphia with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Philadelphia to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to Philadelphia for $16.00.

What train services are there from Newark to Philadelphia?

2 train services operate from Newark to Philadelphia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 38m$23.15
Amtrak Northeast Regional10h 39m$24.12

Where is the train station in Newark?

There is one train station in Newark:

  • 10 Mopar Dr

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia has one train station:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

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