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Philadelphia - Nashua Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

5 trains operate daily from Philadelphia to Nashua. The train trip from Philadelphia to Nashua is usually about 19 hours and 52 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 8 hours and 41 minutes.

Distance273 mi (439 km)
Fastest train8h 41m
Lowest price$116.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Philadelphia to Nashua?

The average price for a train ticket from Philadelphia to Nashua is $178.60, Tickets are generally pricier for this train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. By booking your trip at least 14 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $121.35 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during August. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Philadelphia to Nashua, with the average price at just $71. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to $208. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Nashua?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Philadelphia to Nashua. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak519h 52m$269.73
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 5 Amtrak trains from Philadelphia to Nashua every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $116.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Philadelphia to Nashua, 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.

The distance between Philadelphia and Nashua is approximately 273 miles, or 439 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 19 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 41 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.

Trains from Philadelphia to Nashua are the most crowded on Saturday. 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.

The earliest train departs Philadelphia at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 5 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 Nashua to Philadelphia.

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. Head to Reading Terminal Market to fuel up for a night hitting the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line 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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

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Main departure station: 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

There is one train station in Philadelphia.

All train stations in Philadelphia:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Where is the train station in Nashua?

Main arrival station: Exit 8 Transportation Center

Nashua has one train station.

All train stations in Nashua:

  • Exit 8 Transportation Center

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