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East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA by train

The journey from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA by train is 520.55 mi and takes 29 hr 45 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:00 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA by train for as little as $112.31 or as much as $217.24. The best price for this journey is $112.31.

Lowest Price$112.31
Journey Duration29 hr 45 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$112.31
Highest Price$217.24
First Departure8:00 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance520.55 mi
DepartureEast Lansing, MI
ArrivalPhiladelphia, PA
CarriersAmtrak

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How much does it cost to get from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA by train?

When you're traveling from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $145.00. You might be able to find prices as low as $112.31, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA. On average, though, you'll pay about $145.00 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA by train?

The distance between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA is approximately 520.55 mi. In general, it will take you about 29 hr 45 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA is around 520.55 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 29 hr 45 min. However, the fastest routes between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA take 19 hr 55 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA, which usually leaves at 8:00 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 11:45 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA leaving at 8:00 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 11:45 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use to travel from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA?

You can depart from East Lansing, MI at stations such as . At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Philadelphia, PA at the following stations: Philadelphia (30th St Station),Philadelphia Race St,North Philadelphia PA (PHN). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA?

The route from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from East Lansing, MI 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 4 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA

The cheapest East Lansing, MI - Philadelphia, PA train tickets can be found for as low as $79.38 if you’re lucky, or $96.94 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $116.73.

Find the best day to travel to Philadelphia, PA by train

When travelling to Philadelphia, PA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
58.64kg
Bus
62.83kg
Flight
167.55kg
Car
134.04kg
What are the CO2 emissions from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA are 58.64kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA? By taking the train between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA you will save 108.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 4.19kg compared to a bus and 75.4kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA?
A train ticket from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA is $145.00. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $112.31.
What's the cheapest train ticket from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA is $112.31. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA by train?
East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA is 520.55 mi.
How long does the train between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA take?
East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA is on average 29 hr 45 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 19 hr 55 min.
How many train connections per day go from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA?
East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA leave?
The earliest train from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA departs at 8:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA depart?
The latest train from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $112.31 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA is 19 hr 55 min.
Is there a direct train from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA?
Yes, there is a direct train between East Lansing, MI and Philadelphia, PA.
What are the CO2 emissions for East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA by train?
The train journey from East Lansing, MI to Philadelphia, PA creates 58.64kg of CO2 emissions.

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