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Philadelphia train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains to Philadelphia

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$22

ONE-WAY FROM

$10

POPULAR STATION

Philadelphia 30th Street Station

POPULAR TRAIN COMPANY

Amtrak
The cheapest round-trip train ticket to Philadelphia is from Baltimore, starting at $22. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
The cheapest one-way train ticket to Philadelphia is from Ardmore, starting at $10. This price was found within the last 72 hours.
Philadelphia 30th Street Station is one of the most popular stations in Philadelphia
Amtrak and Acela also service this route

Philadelphia Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Newark StationPhiladelphia, 39.669691, -75.753508
Philadelphia NorthPhiladelphia, 39.997289, -75.155199
Philadelphia TrentonPhiladelphia, 40.218334, -74.755
Philadelphia 30th Street StationPhiladelphia, 39.955833, -75.181944

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Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets to Philadelphia that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Jul 19
5:29 amBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
1h 26m
6:55 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Jul 19
9:13 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
1h 29m
10:42 pmBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
Amtrak
Jun 26
5:29 amBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
1h 26m
6:55 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Jun 27
7:55 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
1h 23m
9:18 pmBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
Amtrak
Jul 17
5:44 amBaltimore Penn
1h 11m
6:55 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Jul 17
9:13 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
1h 15m
10:28 pmBaltimore Penn
Amtrak
Jul 17
5:29 amBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
1h 26m
6:55 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Jul 17
8:16 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
1h 26m
9:42 pmBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
Amtrak
Jul 19
5:44 amBaltimore Penn
1h 11m
6:55 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Jul 19
7:55 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
1h 10m
9:05 pmBaltimore Penn
Amtrak
Jul 5
10:35 pmBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
1h 31m
12:06 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Jul 7
9:40 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
1h 26m
11:06 pmBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall

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Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets to Philadelphia found on momondo in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find available train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Jun 25
6:31 amArdmore
0h 14m
6:45 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Jul 19
5:29 amBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
1h 26m
6:55 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Jul 19
10:35 pmBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
1h 31m
12:06 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Jul 20
10:35 pmBaltimore BWI Thurgood Marshall
1h 31m
12:06 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Jul 20
9:53 pmBaltimore Penn
1h 12m
11:05 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Jun 26
5:44 amBaltimore Penn
1h 11m
6:55 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station

FAQs for booking trains to Philadelphia

How to get to downtown Philadelphia from Philadelphia train stations?

The main station for Philadelphia train tickets is the William H. Gray III 30th Street Station. The 30th Street train station is just a short walk across the Schuylkill River to the city center. Or you can catch the MFL line from 30th and Market for a quick ride into central Philadelphia. The train station is also a transportation hub for bus and trolley lines to other parts of the city as well as regional lines to other areas with Pennsylvania and NJ Transit trains. You could also catch a taxi or take a rideshare like Uber or Lyft from the station. Some Philadelphia trains arrive at North Philadelphia station. It is further from central Philadelphia than the 30th Street Station, so you may not want to walk that distance. However, you can catch the 4 or 16 bus into the city center, or you can grab a cab or hail a rideshare.

What services, including those that are accessible, are available at the Philadelphia train stations?

Passengers arriving on trains to Philadelphia at the 30th Street Station can find a wide range of services. There are waiting areas, restrooms, and ATM services as well as vending machines and a ticket sales office. If you want more than vending machine refreshments, 30th Street Station also has a wide range of dining options, from fast food and specialty snacks to coffee shops and full-service restaurants. Also, if you want to pick up some essentials before heading into Philadelphia, there are convenience shops and a bookstore for a bit of shopping. The station also allows unaccompanied minors. Many facilities at 30th Street are accessible for impaired train passengers, including restrooms, platforms, a waiting area, a water fountain, and the ticket office. Wheelchairs are also available for those in need. The passengers arriving on Philadelphia trains to the North Philadelphia train station will mainly find a platform with no accessible services available.

Is there anything to do or see at the 30th Street Station?

The 30th Street station is a destination in itself and not just for trains to Philadelphia. Built in the late 1920s to early 1930s, the steel building is on the National Register of Historic Places for its Neoclassical and Art Deco designs. The exteriors feature Alabama limestone while the main concourse has floors of Tennessee marble and Art Deco chandeliers. There are also works of art on display, including Karl Bitter’s 1895 The Spirit of Transportation. This bas-relief in the North Waiting Room shows transportation’s progress at the time, beginning with a horse-drawn carriage and moving into steam power. You can also visit the Pennsylvania Railroad War Memorial, depicting the archangel Michael carrying a soldier out of flames to honor the railroad employees who died in service during World War II. If you want to explore the outside of the station further, there’s The Porch, a public space between the station and Market Street, a landscaped garden area with seating that hosts many activities.

Do I need photo ID to travel by train to Philadelphia?

If you are a US citizen over the age of 18, you may have to show valid identification when traveling on Philadelphia train tickets. This includes if you are checking luggage, buying tickets onboard, and other transactions. There may also be random spot checks onboard when a conductor will ask for your ticket and ID. The ID you show must not have expired. In some cases, you may have to show two forms of ID, where at least one is issued by the government. Accepted photo identification includes passports, state driver’s licenses, military IDs, and official government IDs.

How much is a train ticket to Philadelphia?

If you’re leaving from New York the lowest ticket price is usually about $20, from Boston it’s about $68, and from Washington, D.C. it’s around $20.

What is the main train station in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia 30th Street Station is a transportation hub in Philadelphia. You’ll find trains arriving and departing from here daily. You can find train arrivals and departures at Philadelphia 30th Street Station from and to several major nearby cities such as New York, Boston, and Washington, D.C..

What train companies go to Philadelphia?

Travelers going to Philadelphia usually compare options from Amtrak, and Acela on our website, as they tend to be very common options to Philadelphia. You can use our search form to find great options to Philadelphia.

How far in advance should I book a train to Philadelphia?

Our users have found train tickets to Philadelphia for $10 on average this week. Our data shows that booking 60 days in advance can save you up to 1,280% on your ride. Search availability for a train to Philadelphia from your area and be on your way in no time.

How far is the center of Philadelphia from Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Trenton and Philadelphia North stations?

6.2 mi separate Philadelphia 30th Street Station station (the city’s most popular train station) from the center of Philadelphia. 34.8 mi separate Trenton station (the second most popular station) from the center of Philadelphia. 9.4 mi separate Philadelphia North station (the third most popular station) from the center of Philadelphia.

How far is Philadelphia 30th Street Station from Liberty Bell, Lincoln Financial Field and Temple University?

From Philadelphia 30th Street Station, it’s 1.7 mi to get to Liberty Bell, 3.9 mi to get to Lincoln Financial Field, and 2.2 mi to get to Temple University.


Popular train routes to Philadelphia

Most frequently searched train routes to Philadelphia, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to Philadelphia from New York
Fastest travel time0h 34m
Cheapest price$20
Trains to Philadelphia from Boston
Fastest travel time4h 50m
Cheapest price$68
Trains to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C.
Fastest travel time1h 30m
Cheapest price$20
Trains to Philadelphia from Richmond
Fastest travel time4h 34m
Cheapest price$48
Trains to Philadelphia from Providence
Fastest travel time4h 18m
Cheapest price$62
Trains to Philadelphia from New Haven
Fastest travel time3h 02m
Cheapest price$65
Trains to Philadelphia from Baltimore
Fastest travel time1h 00m
Cheapest price$11
Trains to Philadelphia from Charlotte
Fastest travel time10h 37m
Cheapest price$178
Trains to Philadelphia from Orlando
Fastest travel time20h 12m
Cheapest price$144
Trains to Philadelphia from Atlanta
Fastest travel time16h 47m
Cheapest price$236
Trains to Philadelphia from Miami
Fastest travel time25h 38m
Cheapest price$242
Trains to Philadelphia from Chicago
Fastest travel time25h 56m
Cheapest price$174

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