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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Baltimore to New York?

Lowest Price$29.00
Fastest Train2h 15m
Trains Per Day35
Train Lines6

Baltimore to New York Route Map

Baltimore New York

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do trains depart from in Baltimore?

Trains in Baltimore depart from Penn Station on 1500 North Charles Street. Baltimore’s Penn Station opened in 1911 and was designed by a New York architect Kenneth Mackenzie Murchison in the Beaux-Arts style. Today, the station remains the main ground transportation hub in Baltimore, with 8 sets of tracks that provide routes across the entire U.S.

Where do trains arrive in New York?

In New York, Amtrak trains arrive at Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Construction on NYC’s Penn Station started in 1905 and was completed in 1910. This train station — just like the one in Baltimore — was built in the Beaux-Arts architectural style, though this one was designed by William Rutherford Mead. Within the train station, there are restaurants and shops to kill time until your next train departs. Much of Penn Station is located directly beneath Madison Square Garden.

Is Baltimore to New York a good day-trip?

Because there are many daily routes and the travel time is relatively short, Baltimore to New York can be a very doable day-trip. However, once you look at the price of a train ticket, it may not be as ideal. Train tickets from Baltimore to New York cost an average of about $102.

For the purposes of a day-trip, a better alternative may be to take the bus. The travel time is about 3 hours 30 minutes, and tickets average just $23.

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to New York 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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 during the holidays, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Baltimore to New York?

If you're booking a train ticket for upcoming Thanksgiving travel, expect to pay around $65.26 for a ticket from Baltimore, MD to New York, NY. It's especially important now to book tickets at least 15 days in advance, as train ticket prices increase during the holiday season. If you wait until the last minute to book a same-day ticket, expect to pay an additional $74.08.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to New York?

The distance between Baltimore and New York is approximately 169 miles, or 273 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 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 Baltimore to New York are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Baltimore at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Baltimore to New York?

There are 35 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Baltimore to New York.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to New York for $8.99.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to New York?

There are 6 train lines with service from Baltimore, Maryland to New York, New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 20 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32h 45m$69.76
Amtrak Acela102h 27m$144.96
Amtrak Carolinian12h 45m$87.60
Amtrak Northeast Regional202h 53m$64.37
Amtrak Palmetto22h 48m$84.26
Amtrak Vermonter22h 42m$65.27

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to New York:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from Baltimore to New York

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 Baltimore, MD to New York, NY
4.7
Based on 15 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Acela report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Thomas
5.0
September 15, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Efficient, quiet, on time
Cons
Better food
Tips
No

Based on 13 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
4.4
Value
3.9
Condition
4.3
Natalie
4.0
August 24, 2020Visiting family
Pros
I was able to do some work and watch a movie. It was a safe trip.
Cons
The seat I sat in had dirty leaking water and some fiberglass was loose.
Vincent
5.0
May 18, 2020Visiting family
Pros
It was pleasant
Cons
Everything is wonderful
Tips
I recommend Amtrak for travelers
John
5.0
February 6, 2020Solo travel
Pros
Travel
Cons
Push back seat
Tips
No
Mark
4.0
November 25, 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was scenic and comfy. I met some interesting people.
Cons
Too many people
Tips
Be ready
Barbara
5.0
November 6, 2019
Pros
Enjoyed.would like to do it again

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
1.0
Condition
4.0

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