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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore?

Lowest price$21.00
Fastest train1h 1m
Trains per day20
Train lines9

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore 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.

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

In the last month, $38.59 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Baltimore, MD. 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $49.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Baltimore?

The distance between Philadelphia and Baltimore is approximately 90 miles, or 144 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 1 minute. 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 Philadelphia to Baltimore 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 Sunday 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 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Baltimore?

There are 20 scheduled trains on most days. 37 of these are direct connections to Baltimore. 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 Baltimore to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to Baltimore for $26.00.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Baltimore?

There are 9 train lines with service from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Baltimore, Maryland. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 11m$34.38
Amtrak Acela61h 10m$79.48
Amtrak Cardinal11h 12m$47.11
Amtrak Carolinian11h 6m$60.28
Amtrak Crescent11h 10m$57.63
Amtrak Northeast Regional101h 17m$40.92
Amtrak Palmetto11h 11m$58.14
Amtrak Silver Service11h 15m$51.19
Amtrak Vermonter11h 17m$41.98

Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $21, and on average cost $34. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI) and one other train station. From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak takes 1 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $36 for a one-way train ticket to Baltimore.

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $73, and on average cost $79. Daily there are 6 Amtrak Acela schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Acela in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other train station. From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 1 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $82 for a one-way train ticket to Baltimore.

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $21, and on average cost $47. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Cardinal in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 1 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Baltimore on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $52 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $21, and on average cost $60. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Carolinian in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 1 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Baltimore on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $72 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $21, and on average cost $58. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Crescent in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 1 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Baltimore on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $76 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $21, and on average cost $41. Daily there are 10 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other train station. From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 1 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 20 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $51 for a one-way train ticket to Baltimore.

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $21, and on average cost $58. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Palmetto in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI) and one other train station. From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 1 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Palmetto offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $74 for a one-way train ticket to Baltimore.

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $21, and on average cost $51. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Silver Service in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 1 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Baltimore on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Silver Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $63 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore start from $21, and on average cost $42. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Vermonter in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI) and one other train station. From Philadelphia to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 1 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Vermonter offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Vermonter offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $43 for a one-way train ticket to Baltimore.

Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Baltimore

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AprApr

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 Philadelphia, PA to Baltimore, MD

(Based on 11 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

July 14, 2020 - Solo travel

Amtrak Northeast Regional

The train was quiet, clean and cool , a nice respite from the heat outside. The attendant was there if needed but otherwise kept to themself. The train was quiet, clean and cool , a nice respite from the heat outside. The attendant was there if needed but otherwise kept to themself.

5.0

Tryae

June 18, 2020 - Solo travel

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: It was nice and spaced more than 6 feet apart and quiet and peaceful overall love Amtrak. Cons: Nothing more bathrooms that's all. Tips: Continue to cover your mouth wash your hands and stay more than 6 feet apart. Pros: It was nice and spaced more than 6 feet apart and quiet and peaceful overall love Amtrak. Cons: Nothing more bathrooms that's all. Tips: Continue to cover your mouth wash your hands and stay more than 6 feet apart.

5.0

Darlene

February 29, 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: I found that Amtrak is very comfortable and convenient for me. Cons: All of your services are fine. Tips: Maintain your respect for the employees and all will be alright. Pros: I found that Amtrak is very comfortable and convenient for me. Cons: All of your services are fine. Tips: Maintain your respect for the employees and all will be alright.

5.0

Nicholas

February 20, 2020 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Great service. Cons: The email from amtrack took forever. Pros: Great service. Cons: The email from amtrack took forever.

5.0

Dick

November 6, 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Ontime efficient. Cons: Nada. Tips: Book early. Pros: Ontime efficient. Cons: Nada. Tips: Book early.

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