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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

distanceDistance123 miles (199 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Philadelphia cover the 123 miles (199 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 48 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15.

Train companies: Amtrak trains Washington, DC to Philadelphia

You can travel by train between Washington, DC and Philadelphia with Amtrak for as low as £15. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between Washington, DC and Philadelphia, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Washington, DC to Philadelphia train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 56 min
  • Average Price: £15
  • Amtrak frequency: 5 a day

Amtrak has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Amtrak tickets to Philadelphia from Washington, DC and when travelling by train:

  • 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).

Travel Tips: Trains from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train to Philadelphia from Washington, DC?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Washington, DC to Philadelphia for as little as £15  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets to Philadelphia from Washington, DC?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Washington, DC to Philadelphia train price to come in at an average of £28  one way.

What is the distance from Washington, DC to Philadelphia via train?

You should expect to travel around 123 miles (199 km)  to Philadelphia from Washington, DC by train.

How many hours does it take from Washington, DC to Philadelphia by train?

The Washington, DC to Philadelphia train duration is on average 1 h 48 min, which is to be expected when travelling 123 miles (199 km) to Philadelphia from Washington, DC. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train providers can take me between Washington, DC and Philadelphia?

When taking a train from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, you can count on Amtrak or Amtrak for the best way to get you to Philadelphia. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Philadelphia from Washington, DC and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Is there a direct train between Washington, DC and Philadelphia?

Yes, there are 16 direct trains between Washington, DC and Philadelphia per day with Amtrak or Amtrak  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

How many trains per day are there to Philadelphia from Washington, DC?

The average number of trains departing Washington, DC for Philadelphia is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Washington, DC to Philadelphia? When is the last train from Washington, DC to Philadelphia?

The first train from Washington, DC to Philadelphia leaves at 09: 55   and the last train for this leaves at 23: 10. Omio shows you the latest train from Washington, DC to Philadelphia timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I buy Washington, DC to Philadelphia train tickets to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket to Philadelphia from Washington, DC within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £28 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Washington, DC to Philadelphia are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.