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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Baltimore?

Lowest Price$21.00
Fastest Train1h 2m
Trains Per Day35
Train Lines9

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

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

In the last month, $36.66 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 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $33.42 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 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 2 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 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 35 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Philadelphia to Baltimore.

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 $6.00.

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 20 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21h 12m$28.84
Amtrak Acela81h 11m$79.65
Amtrak Cardinal11h 14m$35.15
Amtrak Carolinian11h 6m$33.39
Amtrak Crescent11h 13m$43.60
Amtrak Northeast Regional201h 18m$33.23
Amtrak Palmetto21h 11m$41.87
Amtrak Silver Service11h 17m$38.76
Amtrak Vermonter21h 16m$31.86

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There is one train station in Philadelphia:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

Baltimore receives travelers from Philadelphia at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Baltimore

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20OctNov

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
4.9
Based on 11 ratings and reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 71 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
4.6
Value
3.9
Condition
4.6
5.0
July 14, 2020Solo travel
Pros
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.
Darlene
5.0
February 29, 2020Visiting family
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.
Nicholas
5.0
February 20, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Great service
Cons
The email from amtrack took forever
Dick
5.0
November 6, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Ontime efficient
Cons
Nada
Tips
Book early
Janet
4.0
August 29, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I like traveling by train, its easier than driving or flying
Cons
More train stations and high speed rail

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Silver Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.5
Condition
5.0
Tryae
5.0
June 18, 2020Solo travel
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

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