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Duration 1h 53m
Distance 139 miles
Average price $45
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Philadelphia and Washington takes 1h 53m and the fastest train takes 1h 38m. There is a train service every few hours from Philadelphia to Washington. 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. Philadelphia
  2. Washington
1h 51m
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$30 - $100

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Washington is 125 miles. The road distance is 139 miles.

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Philadelphia to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Philadelphia station.

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Philadelphia to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia and Washington?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 1h 51m. Amtrak also services this route hourly.
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70

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