Cheap train tickets fromPhiladelphia to Pittsburgh

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traveling from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh by train

Cheapest price$50.00
Shortest Duration7h 17m
Trips per day4
train carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh were $74.82. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $17.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh by train is at 12:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 AM on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh?

On average there are 4 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, with an average of 3 trips per day and 63 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. Of the 4 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Philadelphia start at $1.00.

train lines that run from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. The average Amtrak Pennsylvanian ticket to Pittsburgh costs $60.29. Cheap Amtrak Pennsylvanian tickets to Pittsburgh are available on Wanderu starting from $50.00. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Pennsylvanian departs from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Pittsburgh, Amtrak Pennsylvanian arrives at 1100 Liberty Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Pennsylvanian from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh takes 7 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Pennsylvanian trip will get you to Pittsburgh in 7 hours and 17 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $60.23 for a weekend getaway trip to Pittsburgh.

Amtrak Pennsylvanian
Amtrak Pennsylvanian
Air conditioning
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Avg. Time
7h 18m
Avg. Price
$60.29

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 3 train schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. The average Amtrak ticket to Pittsburgh costs $85.70. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Pittsburgh are available on Wanderu starting from $67.00. In Philadelphia, Amtrak departs from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Pittsburgh, Amtrak arrives at 1100 Liberty Ave and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh takes 10 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Pittsburgh in 7 hours and 17 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $90.91 for a weekend getaway trip to Pittsburgh.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
10h 20m
Avg. Price
$85.70

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Philadelphia. Most train trips to Pittsburgh will depart from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
Train trips arrive in Pittsburgh at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 1100 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr are the main train stations in Pittsburgh for trips arriving from Philadelphia.
  • 1100 Liberty Ave
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr