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Philadelphia’s Train Station Essentials

Amtrak Philadelphia 30th Street Station interior view

Nestled in the historic center of Philadelphia along the Schuylkill River, the William H. Gray III 30th Street Station serves as Philly's gateway to a national network of trains, linking the continental United States and Canada by railway.

  • Amtrak WiFi
  • Lactation Suite
  • Vending machines and restaurants with plenty of seats
  • Many more accommodations as you wait to board your train
  • Easy connections to the SEPTA Regional Rail and bus systems and NJ Transit
  • A short walk from the Penn Museum and The Franklin Institute science museum

Philadelphia's William H. Gray III 30th Street Station connects passengers not only to major cities in the surrounding states of New York, New Jersey, Deleware, Maryland, West Virginia and Ohio, but from coast-to-coast as well. Popular destinations from Philadelphia also include New York City, Lancaster and Chicago.

Take a look at the full list of Amtrak's train routes including Acela for the essential details on amenities, accommodations, menus, local guides, route highlights and much more.

Ready to go right now? Buy train tickets to Philadelphia above, from the Amtrak app, at an Amtrak kiosk or from a ticketing agent at any Amtrak station.

Popular Train Trips to Philadelphia

New York City to Philadelphia, PA

Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA

Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA

Pittsburgh, PA to Philadelphia, PA

Harrisburg, PA to Philadelphia, PA

Baltimore, MD to Philadelphia, PA

Newark, NJ to Philadelphia, PA

Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA

Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA

Now in its 195th year, the award-winning PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is back with immersive floral exhibits, world-class plant competitions, family-friendly activities, educational offerings, and shopping. This year’s theme, “United by Flowers," celebrates the unique and colorful community born out of our shared love and appreciation of gardening and the connections and impact they create on our everyday lives. Enjoy the convenience of getting to the show with Amtrak. You’ll arrive in the heart of Philadelphia at the 30th Street Station,  just minutes from the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Get ready to smell the roses! Book your trip today.

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is just an Amtrak Away. Click below for more details on the show. 

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show Promotion United by Flowers Promotion March 02-10
Amtrak 76ers Partner Philly

You Get Game Time Ready, We'll Get You There

There's nothing like seeing the 76ers live in action! Travel to home games in Philly and away games across the Northeast Corridor with easy downtown-to-downtown service. Ride in spacious seating with free Wi-Fi so you can get up to speed on the latest 76ers news. Buttery popcorn, high-fives and game day traditions are all just an Amtrak away. 

Plan Your Trip to Philadelphia and Save with These Discounts and Deals

Amtrak ticket deals can range from saving on business and coach class seats for booking early, buy one get one free ticket sales on select routes, discounted rates for traveling to major occasions around the country like Pride celebrations or sporting events, and so many more great deals that come and go throughout the year. Even without deals and promotions, an Amtrak train to Philadelphia can cost as little as $5 (e.g. from Cornwells Heights, PA).

To save on your Amtrak travel to Philadelphia:

Take the Train to Philadelphia on Amtrak and Experience a Better Way to Travel

When it comes to having a great trip, the travel experience can make a world of difference. That’s why Amtrak is committed to being more than just your mode of transportation from point A to point B. Our unique offerings are dedicated to giving you a better way to travel. Ditch the middle seats and hidden fees of plane travel and leave your car trip and gas price worries at home.


the sights and sounds of America and enjoy sleeping and eating at your leisure.


America’s historic landmarks and national parks and step right into the center of major cities.


wide seats, legroom, WiFi, power outlets and space for everything you can’t leave home without.


time, money and the environment with better energy efficiency than driving or flying.


Plan your train travel to Philadelphia and beyond and book your Amtrak tickets today.