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Baltimore - Downingtown Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 10 daily train trips available from Baltimore to Downingtown. Traveling by train from Baltimore to Downingtown usually takes 4 hours, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 2 minutes.

Distance69 mi (111 km)
Fastest train2h 2m
Lowest price$24.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

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

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Baltimore to Downingtown was $48.23. At this price, taking the train is the cheap and easy way to go. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Downingtown if you book your train tickets at least 28 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $47.61.

Average prices by travel date

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The average cost of a one-way train trip from Baltimore to Downingtown is expected to fluctuate between $41 and $85 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to Downingtown in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Baltimore is $47.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during February. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Baltimore to Downingtown, with the average price at just $62. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to $95. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Baltimore to Downingtown, book online with Wanderu at least 28 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $47.61 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Downingtown?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Baltimore to Downingtown. However, there are 10 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak104h 0m$67.27
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 10 Amtrak trains from Baltimore to Downingtown every day, as well as 16 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $24.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Baltimore and Downingtown is approximately 69 miles, or 111 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 2 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.

Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Baltimore to Downingtown. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Baltimore at 6:00am 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.

There are 10 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Downingtown to Baltimore.

City Information

Baltimore

Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

Baltimore, MD - Penn Station - BALAMT-0

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Main departure station: Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St

Pennsylvania Station, commonly referred to as just Penn Station, is the main train station in Baltimore. Owned and operated by Amtrak, the station serves as a regional hub for all of the train carrier’s nine services that pass through Baltimore, including the Acela, the Northeast Regional, the Crescent, and the Palmetto. Conveniently located near Baltimore’s downtown and Inner Harbor, Penn Station is accessible from all parts of the city via several transit bus lines and two commuter rail services. The Johns Hopkins and Baltimore Collegetown shuttles also serve Penn Station, allowing students to travel easily between the train station and campus.

All train stations in Baltimore:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St

  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Downingtown?

Main arrival station: West Lancaster Ave and Stuart Ave

Downingtown has one train station.

All train stations in Downingtown:

  • West Lancaster Ave and Stuart Ave

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