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Erie-New York Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Erie to New York?

Lowest Price$65.00
Fastest Train11h 3m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Erie to New York 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 Erie to New York?

In the last month, $65.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Erie, PA to New York, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $20.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Erie to New York?

The distance between Erie and New York is approximately 330 miles, or 531 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 3 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 Erie to New York 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 Thursday 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 Erie at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. 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 Erie to New York?

Trains leave the station in Erie twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to New York faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Erie. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Erie to New York for $89.00.

Which train should you take from Erie to New York?

2 train services operate from Erie, Pennsylvania to New York, New York. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak111h 25m$73.45
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited111h 3m$69.29

Where is the train station in Erie?

There is one train station in Erie:

  • 125 W 14th St

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from Erie to New York

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Erie, PA to New York, NY
4.3
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Lake Shore Limited report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.7
Staff
4.3
Value
3.3
Condition
4.7
Mary
5.0
September 5, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Everyone was very pleasant and helpful
Cons
Bathrooms cleaned more often
Tips
Travel by train..it’s great
Francesca
5.0
July 8, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Seats weren’t cramped, access to food.
Cons
If people respected the bathroom more haha
Tips
Bring a long charging cable if you’re not seated next to the window/wall charger and there’s someone sittiing there
Jonathan F
3.0
May 29, 2019Visiting family
Cons
Add a smoking cabin big enough for 2 or 3 standing persons.
Tips
The WiFi is unreliable.

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