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How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to New Haven?

Lowest Price$27.00
Fastest Train3h 5m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines4
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Philadelphia to New Haven
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
October 7, 2019Business
I'm a tall guy, so much more comfortable than a flight.
Take the train.
October 5, 2019Visiting friends
The convenience and travel time
Bathroom cleanliness
September 14, 2019Visiting family
Quick peaceful trip was able to charge phone sleep no stress from driving.
30th street station staff was rude
Don’t bother asking ticket booth any questions they don’t like being bothered
May 31, 2019Business
Not WiFi for sure.
Make WiFi better
Terrible WiFi

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to New Haven 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 Philadelphia to New Haven?

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, $47.13 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Philadelphia to New Haven. By booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $37.63 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to New Haven?

The distance between Philadelphia and New Haven is approximately 150 miles, or 242 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 5 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 Philadelphia to New Haven 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 Friday 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 Philadelphia at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Philadelphia to New Haven?

There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. 9 of these are direct connections to New Haven. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New Haven to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to New Haven for $35.00.

What train services are there from Philadelphia to New Haven?

There are 4 train lines with service from Philadelphia to New Haven. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak34h 30m$46.09
Amtrak Acela23h 10m$90.45
Amtrak Northeast Regional63h 36m$43.92
Amtrak Vermonter13h 30m$40.58

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There are two stations in Philadelphia where you can board the train to New Haven:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

Where is the train station in New Haven?

New Haven receives travelers from Philadelphia at its two active train stations:

  • Union Station
  • State Street Station

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