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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Trenton to Pittsburgh?

Lowest Price$60.00
Fastest Train8h 15m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Trenton to Pittsburgh 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Trenton to Pittsburgh?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Trenton to Pittsburgh. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, $70.70 was the average price of a train ticket from Trenton, NJ to Pittsburgh, PA. 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 $35.45 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Trenton to Pittsburgh?

The distance between Trenton and Pittsburgh is approximately 277 miles, or 446 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 15 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Trenton to Pittsburgh are the most crowded on Monday. 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 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. 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 Pittsburgh?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Trenton to Pittsburgh. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

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

Which train should you take from Trenton to Pittsburgh?

2 train services operate from Trenton, New Jersey to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak313h 3m$89.15
Amtrak Pennsylvanian18h 15m$63.67

Where is the train station in Trenton?

There is one train station in Trenton:

  • 72 S Clinton Ave

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

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

  • 1100 Liberty Ave
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

Price trends for trains from Trenton to Pittsburgh

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Trenton, NJ to Pittsburgh, PA
4.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pennsylvanian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Teresa
4.0
December 3, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I discovered the seat bottom made a recliner which was great. The passenger next to me was cool. Friendly staff.
Cons
They only announced the stop for Pittsburgh 5 minutes before stop.

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