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Martinsburg - Philadelphia Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 3 daily train trips between Martinsburg and Philadelphia. The average train journey from Martinsburg to Philadelphia takes 6 hours and 9 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 4 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance153 mi (246 km)
Fastest train4h 55m
Lowest price$44.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Martinsburg to Philadelphia?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Martinsburg to Philadelphia was $67.32. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 29 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $75.33 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Average prices by travel date


The average cost of a one-way train trip from Martinsburg to Philadelphia is expected to fluctuate between $44 and $120 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to Philadelphia in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Martinsburg is $69.

Monthly average prices

Ticket prices for the train from Martinsburg to Philadelphia often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $57. If you're thinking of traveling from Martinsburg to Philadelphia during August, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $142 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in August, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Martinsburg to Philadelphia. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 29 days before departure, you can save around $75.33. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Martinsburg to Philadelphia?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak36h 9m$96.12
  • 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 3 Amtrak trains from Martinsburg to Philadelphia every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $44.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Martinsburg and Philadelphia is approximately 153 miles, or 246 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 55 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Martinsburg to Philadelphia on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Wednesday. Wednesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Martinsburg at 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. 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 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 Martinsburg.

City Information


Martinsburg, WV, US - MRB-0

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Martinsburg is a city in the lower Shenandoah Valley, at the tip of the Eastern Panhandle region in West Virginia. The city is popular for the well-preserved Martinsburg Roadhouse: the only cast-iron-framed railroad structure in the US, open for weekly tours. Martinsburg also has museums and history centers, like the Belle Boyd House, General Adam Stephen House & Triple Brick Museum, and the George Children's Museum for kids. The city features outdoor entertainment spots like the War Memorial Park, Mini-Golf & Concession, and Ambrose Park for dog lovers.

Martinsburg has several nightlife attractions, especially dance nightclubs. The city also has different craft breweries and brewpubs that contribute to the vibrant craft beer scene, wineries, vineyards, and distilleries for alcohol drinkers. Main Street Martinsburg is the entertainment district in the downtown area, with several restaurants, bars, and lounge locations, combined with historically significant buildings.

You can easily access Martinsburg via companies like Amtrak Capitol Limited and Amtrak, with daily scheduled trips to the city. Wanda Coach is your best bet if you want to travel by bus into the city; once you're in Martinsburg, Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority provides public transport.


We may feel a little bit more than just brotherly love for Philadelphia, a city steeped in history and culture. Where else can you channel your inner Rocky Balboa on his epic run, and later enjoy an authentic Philly cheesesteak as a reward?

Philadelphia’s affordability (especially compared to other East Coast cities) is just one of many reasons it is among Wanderu’s best destinations for college students. Another reason is how much there is to do! Early American history takes precedence at Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, while museums abound on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, sometimes called the most artistic mile in the city. Head to Reading Terminal Market to fuel up for a night hitting the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line South Street.

Philadelphia is a major hub for both Greyhound and Amtrak, and its 30th Street Station is one of the busiest stations in the country. The plentitude of ground travel and the nearby Philadelphia International Airport make this exciting city very easily accessible, even on a budget.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Martinsburg?

Main departure station: 229 East Martin St

There is one train station in Martinsburg.

All train stations in Martinsburg:

  • 229 East Martin St

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?


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Main arrival station: 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Philadelphia has one train station.

All train stations in Philadelphia:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

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