COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia

switcheroo

Virginia Beach-Philadelphia Train Schedule

No preview is currently available. Please try another date or search the full schedule.

Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$35.00
Fastest Train7h 53m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia 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 Virginia Beach to Philadelphia?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia, 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.

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

In the last month, $35.88 was the average price of a train ticket from Virginia Beach, VA to Philadelphia, PA. 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 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $57.45 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia?

The distance between Virginia Beach and Philadelphia is approximately 219 miles, or 352 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 53 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 Virginia Beach 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 Saturday 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 Virginia Beach at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. 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 Virginia Beach to Philadelphia?

There are 3 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 Philadelphia to Virginia Beach. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia for $49.00.

Which train should you take from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Virginia Beach, Virginia to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak38h 13m$49.85

Where is the train station in Virginia Beach?

There is one train station in Virginia Beach:

  • Hampton Road Transit bus stop

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia has one train station:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Price trends for trains from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25SepOct

Monthly average prices

$125$100$75$50$25ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

Plan your next adventure

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

wanderu
iPhone
wanderu
Android
Available on iOS & Android
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.