Cheap train tickets from Harrisburg to Philadelphia

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How much are train tickets from Harrisburg to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$28.00
Fastest1h 35m
Daily Schedules12
train companies2
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Overall score for Harrisburg to Philadelphia
4.7
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Keystone Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.3
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Jennifer
4.0
August 31, 2019Business
Pros
Great views, nice train stations, I love not having to drive!
Cons
Wi-Fi did not work from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Jennifer
5.0
May 25, 2019Business
Pros
Beautiful views, comfortable seat, great Wi-Fi, I was able to get work done, great location for both stations in the middle of town.
Cons
I got a good price through Wanderu but the price was higher than I expected, not their fault.
Tips
Wanderu is a very useful service! Support train travel in the US! It's efficient, better for the environment and fun!

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg to Philadelphia was $34.91. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $1.47 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 Harrisburg to Philadelphia?

The distance between Harrisburg and Philadelphia is approximately 93.67 miles, or 150.72 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 35 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 Harrisburg to Philadelphia?

On Saturday trains from Harrisburg 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Keystone Service has the most connections between Harrisburg to Philadelphia

Typically there are 12 schedules to compare for your trip to Philadelphia. On the route to Philadelphia 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Keystone Service offers the most scheduled departures between Harrisburg to Philadelphia, usually offering 11 trips per day. 12 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 Harrisburg to Philadelphia, which start at $1.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Harrisburg to Philadelphia

Amtrak Keystone Service

Amtrak Keystone Service train tickets from Harrisburg to Philadelphia start from $28.00, and on average cost $35.40. Daily there are 11 Amtrak Keystone Service schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Keystone Service in Harrisburg leaves from Harrisburg Transp Ctr, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and one other train station.

From Harrisburg to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Keystone Service takes 1 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Keystone Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 35 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Keystone Service offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $36.94 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 47m
Avg. Price
$35.40

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Harrisburg to Philadelphia start from $35.00, and on average cost $37.14. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Harrisburg leaves from Harrisburg Transp Ctr, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Harrisburg to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 1 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 35 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 $38.88 for a one-way weekend reservation from Harrisburg.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 59m
Avg. Price
$37.14

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Harrisburg on their way to Philadelphia. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Harrisburg are:
  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to 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 stations in Philadelphia:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St