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Lowest Price$65.00
Fastest Train5h 54m
Trains Per Day2
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Schenectady-Philadelphia Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Schenectady 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Schenectady to Philadelphia?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $75.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Schenectady to Philadelphia. By booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $4.00 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Schenectady to Philadelphia?

The distance between Schenectady and Philadelphia is approximately 208 miles, or 334 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 54 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 Schenectady to Philadelphia are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Schenectady at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Schenectady to Philadelphia?

Trains leave the station in Schenectady twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Philadelphia to Schenectady. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Schenectady to Philadelphia for $42.00.

What train services are there from Schenectady to Philadelphia?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Schenectady to Philadelphia. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak210h 58m$81.86

Where is the train station in Schenectady?

There is one train station in Schenectady:

  • 332 Erie Blvd

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia has one train station:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

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