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Train Information to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ cover the 75 miles (121 km) long route taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £20, but the average price of train tickets is £29.

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Philadelphia to Newark, NJ with Amtrak

Amtrak trains will get you between Philadelphia and Newark, NJ from £20. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Philadelphia and Newark, NJ.

Omio helps you find the perfect Philadelphia - Newark, NJ train with Amtrak. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between Philadelphia and Newark, NJ, Omio shows you Amtrak’s current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Philadelphia to Newark, NJ route. You can expect to travel around 75 miles (121 km) from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ on a train with Amtrak. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Amtrak tickets between Philadelphia and Newark, NJ starting as low as £20 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Amtrak!

These are Amtrak 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Philadelphia and Newark, NJ:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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Trains from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia to cost as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train to cost on average £29  one way.
What is the distance from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ via train?
The train distance from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ is around 75 miles (121 km).
What is the average Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train duration?
The train time from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ is on average 1 h  for the 75 miles (121 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers can take me between Philadelphia and Newark, NJ?
Take the Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia?
The average number of trains departing Philadelphia for Newark, NJ is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Philadelphia at 05: 09. The last train leaves from Philadelphia at 22: 00. Check Omio for the latest train times from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Newark, NJ from Philadelphia for the best deals?
If you buy Philadelphia to Newark, NJ train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £29. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Philadelphia to Newark, NJ. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.