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Cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia

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How much are train tickets from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$45.00
Fastest Train0h 52m
Trains Per Day67
Train Lines11
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Newark to Philadelphia
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
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Condition
5.0

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Newark 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 Newark to Philadelphia was $66.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $32.73 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 ride from Newark, NJ to Philadelphia?

The distance between Newark and Philadelphia is approximately 75.28 miles, or 121.12 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 52 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Newark to Philadelphia?

On Thursday trains from Newark 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.

What train companies travel from Newark to Philadelphia?

Typically there are 67 schedules to compare for your trip to Philadelphia. On the route to Philadelphia 11 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Newark to Philadelphia, usually offering 30.133 trips per day. 67 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 Newark, NJ to Philadelphia, which start at $1.00.

Here are the 11 train companies that operate from Newark to Philadelphia

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $45.00, and on average cost $90.92. Daily there are 1.363636 Amtrak schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak takes 1 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 1.125 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $78.01 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
1h 4m
Avg. Price
$90.92

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $115.00, and on average cost $121.93. Daily there are 14.3 Amtrak Acela schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Acela in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 0 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 7.375 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $122.32 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
0h 57m
Avg. Price
$121.93

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $49.00, and on average cost $58.19. Daily there are 1.166667 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Carolinian in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 1 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 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 $58.65 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

Avg. Time
1h 7m
Avg. Price
$58.19

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $48.00, and on average cost $57.64. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Cardinal in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 1 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $56.68 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

Avg. Time
1h 5m
Avg. Price
$57.64

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $48.00, and on average cost $63.98. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Crescent in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 1 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $78.14 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

Avg. Time
1h 13m
Avg. Price
$63.98

Amtrak Keystone Service

Amtrak Keystone Service train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $45.00, and on average cost $55.45. Daily there are 15.169492 Amtrak Keystone Service schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Keystone Service in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and one other train station.

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Keystone Service takes 1 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Keystone Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Keystone Service offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $56.98 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
1h 5m
Avg. Price
$55.45

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $45.00, and on average cost $64.29. Daily there are 30.133333 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 1 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 29.5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $69.92 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
1h 9m
Avg. Price
$64.29

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $45.00, and on average cost $55.93. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 1 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $63.30 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

Avg. Time
1h 8m
Avg. Price
$55.93

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $48.00, and on average cost $56.97. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Palmetto in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 1 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $57.32 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

Avg. Time
1h 17m
Avg. Price
$56.97

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $48.00, and on average cost $62.38. Daily there are 1.983333 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Silver Service in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 1 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $70.45 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
1h 10m
Avg. Price
$62.38

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from Newark to Philadelphia start from $45.00, and on average cost $65.43. Daily there are 1.166667 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Vermonter in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Newark to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 1 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Vermonter offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 52 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Vermonter scheduled trip per day, which will cost $70.35 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

Avg. Time
1h 7m
Avg. Price
$65.43

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Newark with trains to Philadelphia. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport
There are 2 different stations where trains from Newark arrive in Philadelphia. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Philadelphia:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

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