Trains from Philadelphia, PA to Washington, DC

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TodayDec 8
from $11
TomorrowDec 9
from $55
SunDec 10
from $11
MonDec 11
from $10
TueDec 12
WedDec 13
from $10
ThuDec 14
from $10
FriDec 15

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Philadelphia - 30th Street Station
Washington - Union Station
Philadelphia - 30th Street Station
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Washington - Union Station
2nd Cheapest
Philadelphia - 30th Street Station
Washington - Union Station
Philadelphia - 30th Street Station
Washington - Union Station
Philadelphia - 30th Street Station
Washington - Union Station
Train Philadelphia to Washington: Trip Overview

Train Philadelphia to Washington: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$56
Average train trip duration1h 57m
Number of daily trains34
Earliest train departure12:30 AM
Distance122 miles (196 km)
Latest train departure11:44 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.

Trip Reviews for Philadelphia - Washington

4.5 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a train ticket from Philadelphia to Washington

Ratings and Reviews (22)

On time as scheduled

Agnes K.

September 1, 2023
Broken aircon

Christian F.

August 10, 2023
the porters were very helpful

Nudrat E.

July 7, 2023
Comfortable and on time

Homira P.

June 29, 2023
On time, clean and clear announcements

David H.

May 23, 2023
Train Companies

Train Companies

United States train company: Brightline

Philadelphia to Washington Trains

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains34
Earliest and Latest Train Departures12:30AM - 11:44PM
Minimum Price$10
Average Ticket Price$56
Minimum Trip Duration1h34m
Average Train Trip Duration1h57m
Distance122 miles (196 km)
Train Companies on This RouteAmtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Philadelphia - Washington

The average train ticket price from Philadelphia to Washington is $56. The best way to find train tickets from Philadelphia to Washington is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

A train trip between Philadelphia and Washington is around 1h 57m, although the fastest train will take about 1h 34m. This is the time it takes to travel the 124 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Philadelphia to Washington can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 34. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. Simplify your train trip from Philadelphia to Washington by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the train from Philadelphia to Washington, you can travel comfortably and safely with Amtrak.

Once in Washington, you can exploring the city. The top sights and things to do are Arlington National Cemetery, Washington National Cathedral, National Gallery of Art, National Museum of American History, United States Capitol.

Find cheapest prices for trains

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Philadelphia to Washington was searched and found on Dec 6, 2023 with a price of $10

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from Philadelphia to Washington, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $10 to $240 for a train ticket from Philadelphia to Washington based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $10 which is on 2023-12-11.

Usually Amtrak Acela will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

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No matter if you plan to take a regional or high-speed train to Washington, the planet will thank you. You’ll help to protect the beautiful landscapes that will unfold before your very eyes.

The train emits up to 30x less CO2 for a trip between Philadelphia and Washington compared to the same trip made by plane or car. A truly ecological mode of transport that will allow you to easily reduce your carbon footprint.

Make a music playlist for your train ride from Philadelphia to Washington, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

Japanese trains are always on time, it is extremely infrequent to see breakdowns during peak periods. In the event of a delay of more than 5 minutes, the crew will personally apologize to each passenger.

You can find dogs as passengers on the trains of Moscow, where there is a large number of stray dogs. Over time, the dogs have learned the inner workings of the rail system and it is not uncommon to find one travelling between the city and the suburbs.

You can find the straightest railway in the world in Australia. This railway line is 478 kilometres long and is also considered the longest and straightest railway line in the world.

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Train from Washington to Philadelphia

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Bus from Philadelphia to Washington

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