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How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Frederick?

Lowest Price$77.00
Fastest Train2h 46m
Trains Per Day10
Train Lines1
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Philadelphia-Frederick Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Can you take a train all the way from Philadelphia to Frederick?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Philadelphia to Frederick, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Frederick?

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, $77.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Philadelphia to Frederick.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Frederick?

The distance between Philadelphia and Frederick is approximately 125 miles, or 201 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 46 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Philadelphia to Frederick are the most crowded on Friday. 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 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Frederick?

There are 10 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Frederick to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to Frederick for $24.00.

What train services are there from Philadelphia to Frederick?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Philadelphia to Frederick. However, there are 10 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak103h 26m$77.00

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 Frederick?

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

  • Frederick Transit Center-MARC Station
  • 1341 Hughes Ford Rd

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