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Find the best deals on train tickets from Washington to Philadelphia on Wanderu. Wanderu searches hundreds of bus and train companies to find you the fastest, cheapest and most comfortable bus and train tickets to Philadelphia. Washington to Philadelphia schedules are served by Greyhound Bus Lines, Amtrak Train, Acela Express - Amtrak, Megabus. Book your train tickets from Washington to Philadelphia in under a minute. We only list the safest and most reputable bus and train companies, so you are sure to have a perfect trip. Depart Washington from Dupont Cir, Columbia Heights Metro Station, Union Station and arrive in Philadelphia at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, N Phil - 2900 N Broad St, Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St.

Traveling from Washington to Philadelphia by train.

How far is Washington from Philadelphia by train?

On a train the trip will take you on average 1 hours and 45 minutes for the journey from Washington to Philadelphia. The fastest advertised travel time of 1 hours and 30 minutes to get you from Washington to Philadelphia are on trips provided by Amtrak Acela.


How many daily train trips are there from Washington to Philadelphia?

There are 33 train trips per day, on average, to Philadelphia from Washington for you to choose from. Amtrak has more trips on this route than any other train line. They offer an average of 20 trips per day, and 600 per month.


What is the average cost of a train trip from Washington to Philadelphia?

$92.34 is the average price for a train trip from Washington to Philadelphia.


When is the best time to buy a train ticket from Washington to Philadelphia?

You can find the cheapest train ticket prices from Washington to Philadelphia by booking at least 22 days before departure. The lowest average price in the past month on this route was $73.61, which is a $19.45 savings over last minute tickets.

Tuesday is the cheapest day of the week for you to travel from Washington to Philadelphia by train. On this route, the lowest average train ticket price for a Tuesday is $39.00.

The most expensive day for traveling from Washington to Philadelphia is Saturday. Because Saturday is a popular travel day for this route, your best chance of getting a fare close to $39.00 is by booking early and comparing your options for departure times, if possible.

9 pm on Saturday is the busiest time of the week for train travel from Washington to Philadelphia. If you are planning to travel around 9 pm on Saturday be sure that you book your tickets as early as possible, as they may sell out. If your travel plans are flexible, train trips around 7 am on Friday is when the least number of people travel and youíre most likely to have a less crowded train trip.


What is the main train station in Washington?

You can depart from one station for train trips to Philadelphia from Washington. Union Station is the main train station for your trip departing to Philadelphia.


What is the main arriving train station in Philadelphia?

There are two stations in Philadelphia for train trips originating in Washington. The arrival station can vary based on which train line you are traveling with. For trips from Washington, 30th St Station - 2955 Market St is the main train station where most of the train schedules arrive.


Do train carriers that serve the Washington to Philadelphia route offer WIFI and power outlets?

All train lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets. Amtrak Acela offers upscale service offerings including beverage and meal service to make your trip more convenient.

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When reserving your trip with Wanderu, you'll find low prices on trains across the US, Canada and Europe. If you want to see even more options, Wanderu can also help you browse deals for a bus from Washington to Philadelphia, ensuring that you're able to find the perfect schedule and price your trip.

Megabus is an intercity bus service providing clean, and dependable rides to major cities in the USA. Heard about MegaBus $1 tickets? Read about them and Megabus discounts now.

Greyhound Bus Lines is the largest bus carrier in the US. Spanning all the way from the East Coast to the West Coast, they cover over 1000 cities all over the United States.

Amtrak is USA's premier train carrier. Serving both the coasts as well as taking travelers from east to west and back, amtrak is both a convenient and comfortable way to travel.

Acela Express is Amtrak's premiere high speed service quickly shuttling passengers between Boston to Washington DC.