July 11, 2020 - Business
|Fastest Train||0h 55m|
|Trains Per Day||22|
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In the last month, $35.17 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia, PA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $37.72 more than that for a same-day booking.
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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
The earliest train departs Newark at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 22 scheduled trains on most days. 28 of these are direct connections to Philadelphia. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
There are 11 train lines with service from Newark, New Jersey to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Acela||4||0h 58m||$88.08|
|Amtrak Cardinal||1||1h 3m||$47.71|
|Amtrak Carolinian||1||1h 7m||$45.21|
|Amtrak Crescent||1||1h 11m||$47.32|
|Amtrak Keystone Service||3||1h 5m||$29.92|
|Amtrak Northeast Regional||10||1h 8m||$32.40|
|Amtrak Palmetto||1||1h 17m||$35.67|
|Amtrak Pennsylvanian||1||1h 6m||$32.16|
|Amtrak Silver Service||1||1h 10m||$40.93|
|Amtrak Vermonter||1||1h 6m||$32.09|
There are two stations in Newark where you can board the train to Philadelphia:
Philadelphia receives travelers from Newark at its two active train stations:
Overall score for trains from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia, PA
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