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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Trenton to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$13.00
Fastest Train0h 20m
Trains Per Day19
Train Lines11

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Trenton to Philadelphia 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, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Trenton to Philadelphia?

In the last month, $20.16 was the average price of a train ticket from Trenton, NJ to Philadelphia, PA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $15.68 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Trenton to Philadelphia?

The distance between Trenton and Philadelphia is approximately 29 miles, or 46 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 20 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Philadelphia.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Trenton to Philadelphia are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Trenton 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.

Is there a direct train from Trenton to Philadelphia?

There are 19 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Trenton to Philadelphia.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Philadelphia to Trenton.

Which train should you take from Trenton to Philadelphia?

There are 11 train lines with service from Trenton, New Jersey to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 9 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 30m$20.67
Amtrak Acela20h 26m$44.06
Amtrak Cardinal10h 26m$27.40
Amtrak Carolinian10h 28m$26.09
Amtrak Crescent10h 31m$31.88
Amtrak Keystone Service20h 29m$20.44
Amtrak Northeast Regional90h 29m$21.85
Amtrak Palmetto10h 30m$22.40
Amtrak Pennsylvanian10h 32m$21.53
Amtrak Silver Service10h 31m$27.38
Amtrak Vermonter10h 29m$22.70

Where is the train station in Trenton?

There is one train station in Trenton:

  • 72 S Clinton Ave

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia receives travelers from Trenton at its two active train stations:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

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