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Pottstown - New York Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 5 daily train trips between Pottstown and New York. The average train journey from Pottstown to New York takes 6 hours and 52 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance92 mi (148 km)
Fastest train3h 5m
Lowest price$34.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Pottstown to New York?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Pottstown to New York was $49.25. At this price, taking the train is the cheap and easy way to go. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to New York if you book your train tickets at least 29 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $81.60.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for August if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Pottstown to New York. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $66. If you're planning a trip from Pottstown to New York during November, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $93 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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By booking your train trip from Pottstown to New York on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time, you can save about $81.60 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Pottstown to New York?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Pottstown to New York. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak56h 53m$100.08
  • 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 5 Amtrak trains from Pottstown to New York every day, as well as 6 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $34.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Pottstown to New York, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

The distance between Pottstown and New York is approximately 92 miles, or 148 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 5 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.

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Pottstown to New York. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Pottstown at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Pottstown.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Pottstown?

Main departure station: Pottstown, Pennsylvania

There is one train station in Pottstown.

All train stations in Pottstown:

  • Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

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