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Philadelphia - Atlantic City Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Philadelphia to Atlantic City per day. The average train journey from Philadelphia to Atlantic City takes one hour and 34 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance57 mi (91 km)
Fastest train1h 34m
Lowest price$10.75
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Atlantic City

Monthly avg. prices

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Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Atlantic City?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Philadelphia to Atlantic City. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 34m$10.75
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Philadelphia to Atlantic City every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $11.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Philadelphia and Atlantic City is approximately 57 miles, or 91 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 34 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains departing from Philadelphia to Atlantic City tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Thursday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Philadelphia at 7:00am and arrives in Atlantic City about an hour later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Atlantic City with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Atlantic City 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.

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a resort town located on the southeastern coast of New Jersey famous for its iconic boardwalk and numerous high-rise hotels and casinos. Dating all the way back to the 1800s, Atlantic City has established itself as one of the most popular gambling destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

Similar to Las Vegas, Atlantic City offers a rich variety of entertainment in addition to its many gambling houses ranging from sporting events to live performances by in-demand comedy and music acts. Many of the hotels in the area also offer first-class spa treatments and premium services for large parties of guests. As a result, Atlantic City has become a very popular destination for bachelor parties and bachelorette groups.

With its own airport and bus & train terminal, Atlantic City is easily accessible both by ground and air transportation, making it a breeze to plan a fun weekend with your friends.

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 Atlantic City?

Main arrival station: 1 Atlantic City Expy

Atlantic City has one train station.

All train stations in Atlantic City:

  • 1 Atlantic City Expy

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