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Trip Summary

There are 7 daily trains from Middletown to Philadelphia. Traveling by train from Middletown to Philadelphia usually takes around one hour and 37 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Keystone Service train can make the trip in one hour and 31 minutes.

Distance85 mi (136 km)
Fastest train1h 31m
Lowest price$26.00
Trains per day7
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Keystone Service
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Middletown, PA to Philadelphia, PA

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




May 31, 2021 - Visiting family

Amtrak Keystone Service

Pros: First Time I rode Amtrack in many years. Very positive experience. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Good impression! Cons: Lower Price.

Pros: First Time I rode Amtrack in many years. Very positive experience. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Good impression! Cons: Lower Price.



February 16, 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Keystone Service

Everything was easy--finding a seat, having my ticket checked, getting off at my stop.

Everything was easy--finding a seat, having my ticket checked, getting off at my stop.

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

In the last month, $31.93 was the average price of a train ticket from Middletown, PA to Philadelphia, PA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.07 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Philadelphia from Middletown is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about $32 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Middletown to Philadelphia by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $32 whenever you decide to board the train to Philadelphia.

Prices as travel date approaches


Since the average price of train trips from Middletown to Philadelphia remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Middletown to Philadelphia?

Amtrak Keystone Service is the one and only train line which connects Middletown, Pennsylvania to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Keystone Service71h 38m$32.07

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Middletown to Philadelphia during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Middletown to Philadelphia?

The distance between Middletown and Philadelphia is approximately 85 miles, or 136 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 31 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Middletown 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 Monday 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 Middletown at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Middletown to Philadelphia?

There are 7 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Middletown to Philadelphia.

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

City Information


We may feel a little bit more than just brotherly love for Philadelphia, a city steeped in history and culture. Where else can you channel your inner Rocky Balboa on his epic run, and later enjoy an authentic Philly cheesesteak as a reward?

Philadelphia’s affordability (especially compared to other East Coast cities) is just one of many reasons it is among Wanderu’s best destinations for college students. Another reason is how much there is to do! Early American history takes precedence at Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, while museums abound on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, sometimes called the most artistic mile in the city. Fuel up at the Reading Terminal Market or Italian Market, both offering fresh food from local vendors, to prepare for a night hitting up the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line up South Street.

Philadelphia is a major hub for both Greyhound and Amtrak, and its 30th Street Station is one of the busiest stations in the country. The plentitude of ground travel and the nearby Philadelphia International Airport make this exciting city very easily accessible, even on a budget.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Middletown?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Middletown.

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Arrival stations

Philadelphia receives travelers from Middletown at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Philadelphia:

  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

Need a return trip from Philadelphia to Middletown?

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