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Compare train tickets from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$55.00
Fastest Train7h 29m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Pittsburgh-Philadelphia Train Schedule

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Pittsburgh to Philadelphia
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pennsylvanian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Lynn
5.0
September 14, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I love traveling on the train - it is quiet - it is comfortable - the scenery is beautiful - it is economical - I wish I could use the train more often
Cons
The trouble with train travel is that it's slow to get where you're going. 7.5 to Philadelphia (from Pittsburgh) isn't bad - but 10 hours from Pittsburgh to New York is not worth it especially when it only takes 6 hours to drive. I just wish there was a faster route to...More

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $68.40 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia. By booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.60 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia?

The distance between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia is approximately 257 miles, or 414 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 29 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia 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 Monday 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 Pittsburgh at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia for $1.00.

What train services are there from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia?

2 train services operate from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak312h 0m$74.89
Amtrak Pennsylvanian17h 29m$55.59

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

There is one train station in Pittsburgh:

  • 1100 Liberty Ave

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia has one train station:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

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