Philadelphia to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£77

Average

£123

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
19:5330th Street Station2h10 22:03Union Station
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£771One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:4930th Street Station2h03 08:52Union Station
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£901One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:4830th Street Station2h05 20:53Union Station
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£901One-way
16:0830th Street Station1h45 17:53Union Station
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£1001One-way
11:0830th Street Station1h41 12:49Union Station
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£1001One-way

Train schedule Philadelphia to Washington, DC

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06:4930th Street Station2h03 08:52Union Station
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07:1630th Street Station1h44 09:00Union Station
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07:4030th Street Station1h54 09:34Union Station
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08:1530th Street Station2h03 10:18Union Station
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08:2930th Street Station2h07 10:36Union Station
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08:5330th Street Station1h52 10:45Union Station
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09:3630th Street Station2h04 11:40Union Station
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10:0830th Street Station1h49 11:57Union Station
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11:0830th Street Station1h41 12:49Union Station
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11:0930th Street Station2h03 13:12Union Station
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12:0030th Street Station2h07 14:07Union Station
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12:1130th Street Station1h45 13:56Union Station
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12:3330th Street Station2h02 14:35Union Station
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13:0030th Street Station2h10 15:10Union Station
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14:1030th Street Station1h50 16:00Union Station
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14:1330th Street Station2h12 16:25Union Station
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15:1030th Street Station1h44 16:54Union Station
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15:2530th Street Station1h58 17:23Union Station
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16:0830th Street Station1h45 17:53Union Station
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16:3230th Street Station2h07 18:39Union Station
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17:0330th Street Station2h08 19:11Union Station
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17:5530th Street Station2h02 19:57Union Station
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18:0830th Street Station1h45 19:53Union Station
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18:4830th Street Station2h05 20:53Union Station
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19:0930th Street Station1h51 21:00Union Station
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19:5330th Street Station2h10 22:03Union Station
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20:0930th Street Station2h05 22:14Union Station
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21:2630th Street Station1h47 23:13Union Station
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Fastest train times from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 41 m

Average

1 h 57 m

Trains per day

28

Distance

199 km

Of the 28 trains that leave Philadelphia for Washington, DC every day 28 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
11:0830th Street Station1h41 12:49Union Station
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£1001One-way
2nd Fastest
07:1630th Street Station1h44 09:00Union Station
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£1701One-way
2nd Fastest
15:1030th Street Station1h44 16:54Union Station
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£1701One-way
12:1130th Street Station1h45 13:56Union Station
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£2181One-way
16:0830th Street Station1h45 17:53Union Station
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£1001One-way

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Overview: Train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

distanceDistance123 miles (199 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency26 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 26 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Philadelphia to Washington, DC cover the 123 miles (199 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 58 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 26 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £23.

Train companies: Amtrak Acela and Amtrak trains Philadelphia to Washington, DC

Amtrak Acela and Amtrak trains will get you from Philadelphia to Washington, DC from £23. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey between Philadelphia and Washington, DC.

Philadelphia to Washington, DC train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 2 h
  • Average Price: £23
  • Amtrak frequency: 5 a day

Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed train service operating services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting major cities like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston. Acela trains are the fastest in the United States and can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). When booking an Acela train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC, you can choose between Business Class and First Class. Although each class offers different levels of services and accommodations, amenities in both classes include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables, large tray tables, and spacious and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

Amtrak Acela from Philadelphia to Washington, DC train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 46 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

Travel by train to Washington, DC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Philadelphia to Washington, DC.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC for some dates and times for as low as £23  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Philadelphia to Washington, DC train price to come in at an average of £46  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Philadelphia and Washington, DC via train to be approximately 123 miles (199 km).
On average the train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC duration is 1 h 58 min  for the 123 miles (199 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Take the Philadelphia to Washington, DC train with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Philadelphia to Washington, DC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 26 direct trains per day between Philadelphia and Washington, DC, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Amtrak or Amtrak  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Philadelphia for Washington, DC is 26 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC leaves at 08: 26   and the last train for this leaves at 23: 33. Omio shows you the latest train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Philadelphia to Washington, DC is on average £46 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Washington, DC from Philadelphia available a few months in advance.

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