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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Cary?

Lowest Price$75.00
Fastest Train8h 47m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Cary

Monthly average prices

$125$100$75$50$25ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Philadelphia to Cary
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Prasad
4.0
October 4, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Countryside
Cons
Seating arrangement

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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, $75.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Philadelphia to Cary. By booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $23.67 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Cary?

The distance between Philadelphia and Cary is approximately 349 miles, or 561 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 47 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 Cary are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday 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 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. 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 Cary?

Trains leave the station in Philadelphia twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Cary 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 Cary to Philadelphia.

What train services are there from Philadelphia to Cary?

There are 3 train lines with service from Philadelphia to Cary. There is only one daily train on each service.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak110h 6m$151.64
Amtrak Carolinian18h 47m$79.16
Amtrak Silver Service18h 48m$85.34

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 Cary?

Cary has one train station:

  • 211 N Academy St

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