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Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY by train

The journey from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY by train is 255.27 mi and takes 24 hr 30 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:08 AM and the last at 10:28 PM. It is possible to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY by train for as little as $126.06 or as much as $339.30. The best price for this journey is $126.06.

Lowest Price$126.06
Journey Duration24 hr 30 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$126.06
Highest Price$339.30
First Departure7:08 AM
Last Departure10:28 PM
Distance255.27 mi
DeparturePhiladelphia, PA
ArrivalRochester, NY
CarriersAmtrak, United Airlines

Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY?

When you're traveling from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $190.89. You might be able to find prices as low as $126.06, 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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On average, a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY will cost you $190.89. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY by train?

The distance between Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY is approximately 255.27 mi. In general, it will take you about 24 hr 30 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 journey from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY covers a distance of 255.27 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 24 hr 30 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 16 hr 9 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Philadelphia, PA at 7:08 AM, and the last departure will leave at 10:28 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY, which usually leaves at 7:08 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 10:28 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY. You can start your journey in Philadelphia, PA at stations such as North Philadelphia PA (PHN),Philadelphia (30th St Station),Philadelphia Race St. These connect to stations including Rochester Train station in Rochester, NY. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY.

How many journeys from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY take place each day?

The route from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY 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 Philadelphia, PA 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY, 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 2 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 Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY. 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 Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY, 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 Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY.

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.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY

The cheapest Philadelphia, PA - Rochester, NY train tickets can be found for as low as $92.37 if you’re lucky, or $127.98 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $186.30.

Find the best day to travel to Rochester, NY by train

When travelling to Rochester, NY 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!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Amtrak, formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, is a U.S. government-owned entity that delivers intercity passenger train services across the country. Operating over 300 trains daily, Amtrak connects more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and three Canadian provinces. Its services include a variety of routes, from short-distance commuter lines to extended journeys featuring sleeper car accommodations.

Ticket types and facilities from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Amtrak when traveling from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY.

Coach

Coach Class passengers enjoy reclining seats with plenty of legroom and fold-down tray tables, along with outlets for electronic devices. They also have access to the Cafe car for food and beverages, along with carry-on baggage service and, on some routes, checked baggage service.
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First Class

On Acela trains, First Class passengers enjoy all the benefits of Business Class with further enhancements. The seats are adjustable leather with extra space for comfort. There is also a complimentary meal service delivered directly to the passengers' seats. First Class travelers have access to ClubAcela lounges at select stations.
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Business

Stepping up to Business Class, passengers receive all the amenities of Coach Class plus additional legroom and complimentary non-alcoholic drinks. They also gain access to lounges at select stations for a more relaxed wait before boarding.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Free basic WiFi available in select trains and stations. Some include Acela, Adirondack (not available in Canada), Amtrak Cascades (not available in Canada), Amtrak Hartford Line, Auto Train, Blue Water, Capitol Corridor, Cardinal, Carolinian, Crescent, Downeaster, Empire Service, Ethan, Allen Express, Hiawatha Service, Illini/Saluki, and Illinois Zephyr/Carl Sandburg
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Quiet Cars, designed for limited conversation and subdued tones, are available on various trains like Acela, Northeast Regional, and more. The atmosphere is calm with low lighting. Seating follows first-come, first-served and one seat per person policies. First Class Rooms: For those seeking privacy and space, First Class private rooms are an available option.
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Electric outlets are distributed on trains. For example, Superliner and Viewliner sleepers provide outlets in Roomettes and Bedrooms.
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All trains are air-conditioned. In coaches, temperature is staff-controlled. Sleeper cars offer air temperature adjustments, with vent positioning recommended for comfort.
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On Amtrak, regardless of your ticket type, you can typically bring two carry-on bags and two personal items. Just make sure your carry-ons are within 28 x 22 x 14 inches and under 50 lbs. Some locations even allow up to four checked bags: two come free, and two for $20 each, but they should stay under 75 linear inches and 50 lbs. You can also check in overweight luggage, up to 70 lbs and 100 linear inches, for an additional $20 fee.
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All trains accommodate passengers with disabilities. Features include accessible seats with extra room and areas where passengers can remain in their wheelchairs.
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Trains offer various dining options, from meals to café services. Meal service is available for passengers with disabilities. Guidelines are present for personal food, beverages, and medication. Nutritional and allergen information provided for menu items.
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Amtrak accommodates various types of special equipment with certain conditions. Bicycles are allowed on many routes, often requiring a reservation and small fee. Wheelchairs, scooters, and other mobility devices are accepted on all trains, with specific accessible seating and bedrooms available. Small musical instruments can be carried on if they fit under the seat or overhead rack, while larger ones must meet carry-on restrictions or be checked. Some sports equipment, like skis or golf clubs, can be carried on or checked depending on size.
Services on board Amtrak and United Airlines from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY
Compare services on board when travelling from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY by train.
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Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
28.76kg
Bus
30.81kg
Flight
82.16kg
Car
65.73kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY are 28.76kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY? By taking the train between Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY you will save 53.4kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.05kg compared to a bus and 36.97kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY?
A train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY is $190.89. 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 $126.06.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY is $126.06. 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 Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY by train?
Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY is 255.27 mi.
How long does the train between Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY take?
Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY is on average 24 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 16 hr 9 min.
Which companies operate from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY?
The train journey from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Amtrak and United Airlines.
How many train connections per day go from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY?
Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY leave?
The earliest train from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY departs at 7:08 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 Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY depart?
The latest train from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY departs at 10:28 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 Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY 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 $126.06 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 Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY is 16 hr 9 min.
Is there a direct train from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY?
Yes, there is a direct train between Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY.
What are the CO2 emissions for Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY by train?
The train journey from Philadelphia, PA to Rochester, NY creates 28.76kg of CO2 emissions.

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