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Trains from Philadelphia to Miami

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Philadelphia to Miami. Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Miami usually takes around 27 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Silver Service train can make the trip in 25 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance1022 mi (1646 km)
Fastest train25h 45m
Lowest price$129.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Silver Service
Train lines1

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

In the last month, $151.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Miami, FL. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $78.41 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Philadelphia to Miami will vary between $129 and $314. Planning a train trip to Miami within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Philadelphia over the next 7 days is $146. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Philadelphia to Miami by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $144 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Philadelphia to Miami in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $196 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 16 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Miami from Philadelphia will be about $78.41 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Miami?

Amtrak Silver Service is the one and only train line which connects Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Miami, Florida. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Silver Service21d 3h 26m$200.16
  • Amtrak Silver Service

    Amtrak Silver Service

    The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Philadelphia to Miami start from $129 and the average train journey lasts about 27 hours and 26 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to Miami 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 Philadelphia to Miami?

The distance between Philadelphia and Miami is approximately 1022 miles, or 1646 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 27 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 25 hours and 45 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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Philadelphia to Miami on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday also tend to have less passangers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Philadelphia at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 Philadelphia to Miami?

Trains leave the station in Philadelphia twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Miami with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Miami to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to Miami for $134.00.

City Information

Philadelphia

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.

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Philadelphia.

All train stations in Philadelphia:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Where is the train station in Miami?

Miami, FL - Miami Amtrak Station (8303 NW 37th Ave) - MIAAMT-0

Image credit: Phillip Pessar

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Arrival stations

The Amtrak Station at 8303 NW 37th Ave in Miami opened in 1978 as the southern destination of Amtrak's Silver Service trains. Parking is available at the station, and at the large waiting area inside, you'll find vending machines, restrooms, and on-site Amtrak customer service staff. The train station is located in the Hialeah area of Miami, just a few blocks from the Tri-Rail and Metrorail Transfer Station, making it easy to connect with public transit lines to other areas of sunny Miami.

All train stations in Miami:

  • 8303 NW 37th Ave

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