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How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Norfolk?

Lowest Price$35.00
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Philadelphia-Norfolk Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Norfolk

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Philadelphia, PA to Norfolk, VA
5.0
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.0
Condition
4.5
Judith
5.0
October 31, 2019Visiting family
Pros
For me it was very relaxing.
Maria Del Pilar
5.0
June 14, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
On time & smooth operation, nice scenery. comfortable train
Cons
Speed, trip coukld be done in much less time

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to Norfolk 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Philadelphia to Norfolk?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Philadelphia to Norfolk. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Philadelphia to Norfolk?

In the last month, $37.61 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Norfolk, VA. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $52.90 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Norfolk?

The distance between Philadelphia and Norfolk is approximately 223 miles, or 358 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours,

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 Norfolk are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Thursday 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 4:00am 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.

Is there a direct train from Philadelphia to Norfolk?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Philadelphia to Norfolk. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Norfolk to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to Norfolk for $47.00.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Norfolk?

2 train services operate from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Norfolk, Virginia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 49m$48.29
Amtrak Northeast Regional17h 23m$48.64

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 Norfolk?

Norfolk has one train station:

  • 280 Park Ave, Harbor Park, lot D

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