Find train tickets from New York to Philadelphia

NYC — PHL
May 23 — May 301
1 adult
Thu 5/23
Thu 5/30

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Average price (round-trip)

$20

Average price (one-way)

$10
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Top tips for finding New York to Philadelphia train tickets

  • Couples looking for a romantic escape can opt for first-class service onboard trains from New York to Philadelphia. In first-class seats on the high-speed Acela train, they can enjoy private space, reserved seating, priority boarding, station lounge access, and complimentary beverages and meals. Travelers on a budget can choose coach class on regional or intercity trains, which offer cheaper fares. Another alternative is to travel via business class, which provides exclusive amenities.
  • Business travelers planning to work en route should select business-friendly trains. For example, Acela from New York to Philadelphia have designated Quiet Cars, which provide a quiet environment for work. Reserving a seat in one of Acela’s Quiet Cars is entirely free. Other business-friendly amenities aboard such trains include outlets to charge your devices and conference table seating arrangements.
  • When booking a train from New York to Philadelphia, remember to consider your luggage requirements. Acela trains serving this route do not offer checked baggage service, so you’ll have to follow the carry-on travel policy, while some regional and intercity trains allow you to check baggage. The carry-on luggage requirements state that each traveler can bring onboard two personal items and two carry-ons for free. When checking in baggage, you can take two bags for free and two additional at around $20 each.
  • Per KAYAK users, the most popular departure train station from New York to Philadelphia is Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station. It has resources such as an elevator, waiting area, lounge, ATM, and payphones. You can enjoy Amtrak Wi-Fi in the station before boarding your train, and checked baggage service is available. Philadelphia’s main train station is 30th Street Station, with features including restrooms, an elevator, Wi-Fi, and vending machines.
  • 25% of our users found round-trip train tickets from New York to Philadelphia for $22 or less.
  • You will generally catch the best train deals if you travel in the morning.
  • The cheapest train from New York to Philadelphia was found 63 days before departure, on average.

FAQs when traveling from New York to Philadelphia by train

  • What types of trains travel from New York to Philadelphia?

    Amtrak runs high-speed, regional, and intercity trains from New York to Philadelphia. High-speed routes follow the Acela Express line, which features business and first-class service, faster trips, seat reservations, and enhanced accommodations. Regional trains that serve this route include the Acela Northeast Regional route, which offers seats in coach and business and basic amenities, such as ample legroom, tray tables, power outlets, and at-seat lighting. Intercity trains offer resources comparable to their regional counterparts, including train lines such as Palmetto and Carolinian.

  • Will I get Wi-Fi onboard a train from New York to Philadelphia?

    Yes, Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia offers free Wi-Fi onboard. Both Moynihan Station in New York and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia also provide complimentary Wi-Fi while you wait. However, the free amenity comes with restrictions, so you can’t use it for high-bandwidth activities like downloading large files or streaming videos.

  • Do trains from New York to Philadelphia have restaurants onboard?

    Yes, you’ll have access to breakfast and afternoon/evening menus onboard trains from New York to Philadelphia, and most trains also offer café service. Note that the menu items can be paid for with major credit cards. However, travelers traveling first-class onboard Acela can enjoy complimentary drinks and meals.

  • What are the advantages of traveling by train from New York to Philadelphia?

    One benefit of traveling by train from New York to Philadelphia is the convenient departure and arrival locations. The train station in New York is barely three miles from downtown and is easily accessible via MTA New York City Transit. When you arrive at the historic 30th Street Station, you’ll have easy access to public transportation options like Philadelphia’s SEPTA and New Jersey Transit. Train seats are available in various arrangements that cater to both relaxation and work requirements. When you travel by train, you’ll journey in comfort and arrive relaxed.

  • How long is a train journey to Philadelphia from New York?

    The train journey from New York to Philadelphia takes 1h 18m on average and covers a distance of 82 miles.

  • What train companies travel from New York to Philadelphia?

    Amtrak is the only train operator serving this route.

  • How much does a train ticket from New York to Philadelphia cost?

    The average price of a round-trip train ticket from New York to Philadelphia is $24. In the last 3 days, the lowest price found by KAYAK users was $20.

Book Amtrak tickets from New York to Philadelphia (round-trip)

8/11Sun
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1h 25mZYP-ZFV
8/15Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 46mZFV-ZYP
$20
8/12Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
8/16Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 42mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/20Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 21mZYP-ZFV
5/27Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 26mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 23mZYP-ZFV
5/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 30mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/10Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
5/10Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 24mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
5/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 21mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
5/28Tue
nonstopAmtrak
1h 30mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
5/25Sat
nonstopAmtrak
1h 46mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/3Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
5/3Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 24mZFV-ZYP
$20
4/30Tue
nonstopAmtrak
1h 21mZYP-ZFV
5/3Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 24mZFV-ZYP
$20
8/11Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
8/15Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 46mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/10Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
5/11Sat
nonstopAmtrak
1h 24mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
5/27Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 26mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/22Wed
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
5/22Wed
nonstopAmtrak
1h 22mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/26Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 21mZYP-ZFV
5/26Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 26mZFV-ZYP
$20
7/7Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 22mZYP-ZFV
7/9Tue
nonstopAmtrak
1h 46mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/23Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
5/30Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 30mZFV-ZYP
$20
8/12Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 27mZYP-ZFV
8/16Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 22mZFV-ZYP
$20
5/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
1h 20mZYP-ZFV
5/4Sat
nonstopAmtrak
1h 24mZFV-ZYP
$20
6/5Wed
nonstopAmtrak
1h 36mZYP-ZFV
6/10Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 22mZFV-ZYP
$20

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Book Amtrak tickets from New York to Philadelphia (one-way)

8/19Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
$10
6/28Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
$10
8/11Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
$10
5/23Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 23mZYP-ZFV
$10
8/23Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 23mZYP-ZFV
$10
5/2Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
$10
5/27Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 21mZYP-ZFV
$10
6/11Tue
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
$10
5/30Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 32mZYP-ZFV
$10
7/25Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 20mZYP-ZFV
$10
5/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
$10
7/22Mon
nonstopAmtrak
1h 23mZYP-ZFV
$10
5/16Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 20mZYP-ZFV
$10
5/30Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 21mZYP-ZFV
$10
7/24Wed
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
$10
6/16Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 22mZYP-ZFV
$10
5/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
1h 23mZYP-ZFV
$10
7/11Thu
nonstopAmtrak
1h 20mZYP-ZFV
$10
7/27Sat
nonstopAmtrak
1h 20mZYP-ZFV
$10
7/28Sun
nonstopAmtrak
1h 25mZYP-ZFV
$10

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