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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Trenton?

Lowest Price$13.00
Fastest Train0h 22m
Trains Per Day18
Train Lines8

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $20.13 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Trenton, NJ. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $20.62 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Trenton?

The distance between Philadelphia and Trenton is approximately 29 miles, or 46 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Trenton.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Philadelphia to Trenton are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Trenton?

There are 18 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Philadelphia to Trenton.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Trenton to Philadelphia.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Trenton?

There are 8 train lines with service from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Trenton, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 11 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 28m$15.57
Amtrak Acela20h 25m$38.55
Amtrak Carolinian10h 29m$25.94
Amtrak Keystone Service20h 30m$35.83
Amtrak Northeast Regional110h 28m$21.67
Amtrak Palmetto10h 29m$24.29
Amtrak Pennsylvanian10h 30m$21.54
Amtrak Vermonter10h 27m$22.55

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There are two stations in Philadelphia where you can board the train to Trenton:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

Where is the train station in Trenton?

Trenton has one train station:

  • 72 S Clinton Ave

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