Philadelphia is expertly served by Amtrak
Amtrak has been transporting passengers along America’s railways for 40 years. When it comes to traveling along the Northeast corridor, there’s no easier way then hopping aboard an Amtrak train and riding the rails.
If you need to get to Philadelphia quickly, Acela Express trains running between Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, are the way to go. Amtrak offers quick, comfortable travel between the cities seven days a week.
Amtrak service in Philadelphia originates at the beautiful 30th Street Station. Click here for 30th Street Station details.
Information and reservations available at (800) 872-7245 and www.amtrak.com.
Travel on Amtrak to Philadelphia and Save 30% on a Companion Fare
Visit Philadelphia with a friend on the Northeast Regional and save 30% on a companion fare through December 15, 2015. To book travel on Amtrak and take advantage of this special offer, click here or use the button below.
Travel Green on Amtrak
More than just a convenient way to travel, Amtrak is also energy efficient. Traveling by rail contributes less per passenger mile to greenhouse gas emissions than either cars or airplanes. According to U.S. Department of Energy data, Amtrak is 17 percent more efficient than domestic airline travel and 21 percent more efficient than auto travel on a per-passenger-mile basis. When combined with all modes of transportation, passenger railroads emit only 0.2 percent of the travel industry’s total greenhouse gases.
Watch a Video about Amtrak Going Green
Travelers can balance travel needs and also mitigate their impact on the environment when traveling by rail. Watch this video.
In the neighborhood
Museums & Attractions
S. 39th Street and Locust Walk University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104
- Institute of Contemporary Art
- Philadelphia Cathedral
- Bulletin Building
- Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
- BlackStar Film Festival
- EKG Exhibition Space
- Richards Medical Research Building
- 40th Street Summer Series
- Face Fragment
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Restaurants & Dining