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There are 3 ways to get from Edison to Downingtown by train or car

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Train via Philadelphia  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

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Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Downingtown Amtrak Keystone Service

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Edison to Downingtown 88.9 miles

Edison to Downingtown by train

The train journey time between Edison and Downingtown is around 2h 58m and covers a distance of around 104 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 1m. The fastest train normally takes 2h 19m. Operated by NJ Transit, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak Acela Express and others, the Edison to Downingtown train service departs from Edison Station and arrives in Downingtown Amtrak. Typically 76 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 57m
Layover time:
1h 1m
Total time:
2h 58m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 19m
Train distance:
104 miles
Trains per week:
76
Cheapest price:
$16
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:45
Last train departs at:
19:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edison to Downingtown train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Edison to Downingtown is to drive, which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Edison to Downingtown is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edison station to Downingtown. However, there are services departing from Edison Station and arriving at Downingtown Amtrak via Metropark Amtrak Station and Philadelphia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Edison and Downingtown is 77 miles. The road distance is 88.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edison to Downingtown without a car is to train via Philadelphia which takes 2h 44m and costs $16 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Edison to Downingtown, including transfers.

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Edison to Downingtown train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Metropark Amtrak Station.

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Edison to Downingtown train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Downingtown Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edison to Downingtown is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Edison to Downingtown.

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  • Distance: 77.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Edison, Middlesex County, NJ, USA and Downingtown, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Edison to Downingtown via Metropark, Metropark Amtrak Station, and Philadelphia in around 2h 44m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $80
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$80 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$80 - $120
Business Seat - Child
$80 - $120
First Class - Adult
$130 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $190
First Class - Child
$130 - $190
Amtrak

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 Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$7 - $11

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