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How much are train tickets from Petersburg to Newark?

Lowest Price$59.00
Fastest Train6h 28m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines5
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Overall score for Petersburg to Newark
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Petersburg to Newark 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Petersburg to Newark?

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, $59.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Petersburg to Newark. By booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $25.00 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Petersburg to Newark?

The distance between Petersburg and Newark is approximately 298 miles, or 480 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 28 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 Petersburg to Newark are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Petersburg at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 Petersburg to Newark?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Newark. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

What train services are there from Petersburg to Newark?

There are 5 train lines with service from Petersburg to Newark. Amtrak Silver Service is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak28h 41m$100.17
Amtrak Carolinian17h 2m$66.10
Amtrak Northeast Regional26h 37m$85.92
Amtrak Palmetto17h 16m$76.37
Amtrak Silver Service27h 1m$82.35

Where is the train station in Petersburg?

There is one train station in Petersburg:

  • Amtrak Station - 3516 South St

Where is the train station in Newark?

Newark receives travelers from Petersburg at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

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