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Journey details

Best price $ 19
Journey duration 1 h 46 min
Connections per day 27
First departure 04:55
Last departure 21:40
Distance 123.7 mi

Your journey from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA with Virail

What's the best way to get from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA cost?

The prices for train tickets from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA will cost $ 19. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 51.80. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Trains from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA

How long will it take me to travel from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA by train?

The journey between Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA by train usually takes 1 h 47 min to cover a distance of 124.3 mi. The shortest journey from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA will take you 1 h 30 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Philadelphia, PA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA?

The first journey of the day departs from Washington, DC at 08:00. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 21:40. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA?

In Washington, DC, departure stations include Washington Union Station and Washington, DC. When you arrive in Philadelphia, PA, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Philadelphia - 30th Street and Philadelphia, PA. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many daily journeys are there from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA?

On average, there are 21 daily departures from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 39 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Amtrak, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 21 departures from Washington, DC which travel directly to Philadelphia, PA. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.