Cheap train tickets from Raleigh to Philadelphia

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How much are train tickets from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$71.00
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Raleigh to Philadelphia is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Raleigh to Philadelphia was $94.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $38.81 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Raleigh to Philadelphia? What is the distance between Raleigh to Philadelphia?

The distance between Raleigh to Philadelphia is 345.11 miles or 555.27 km. A train trip from Raleigh to Philadelphia typically takes 11 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 8 hours and 20 minutes to get from Raleigh to Philadelphia.

Going from Raleigh to Philadelphia by train takes over 11 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Wednesday trains from Raleigh to Philadelphia are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Raleigh to Philadelphia

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Philadelphia. On the route to Philadelphia 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Raleigh to Philadelphia, usually offering one departure per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Philadelphia, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Raleigh to Philadelphia, which start at $51.00.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Raleigh to Philadelphia

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Raleigh to Philadelphia start from $89.00, and on average cost $116.09. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak in Raleigh leaves from Union Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Raleigh to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak takes 18 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $116.85 for a one-way weekend reservation from Raleigh.

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Avg. Time
18h 13m
Avg. Price
$116.09

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Raleigh to Philadelphia start from $89.00, and on average cost $100.01. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Carolinian in Raleigh leaves from Union Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Raleigh to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 8 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $104.67 for a one-way weekend reservation from Raleigh.

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Avg. Time
8h 47m
Avg. Price
$100.01

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Raleigh to Philadelphia start from $71.00, and on average cost $93.72. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Silver Service in Raleigh leaves from Union Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Raleigh to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 8 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Silver Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $100.27 for a one-way weekend reservation from Raleigh.

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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 21m
Avg. Price
$93.72

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Raleigh on their way to Philadelphia. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Raleigh are:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Philadelphia from Raleigh. These are the busiest arriving stations in Philadelphia:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St