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Duration 4h 11m
Distance 232.4 miles
Average price $79
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Philadelphia and Albany takes 4h 11m and the fastest train takes 3h 50m. There is a train service every few hours from Philadelphia to Albany. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. 30th Street Train Station
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Albany
4h 40m
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$58 - $126

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Albany station. However, there are services departing from 30th Street Train Station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Albany is 202 miles. The road distance is 232.4 miles.

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Philadelphia to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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Philadelphia to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia and Albany?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Albany via New York Penn Station in around 4h 40m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70

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