Train Philadelphia PA - Fairfax VA

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Travel information

Information about the train from Philadelphia to Fairfax. The train is one of the safest modes of transportation in existence, and offers a comfortable atmosphere for you to relax on your journey from Philadelphia to Fairfax. Best of all, getting from Philadelphia to Fairfax is budget-friendly, with train tickets starting at just $55. This is an estimate, so please contact the train ticket seller directly for precise information.


According to our database, the best route to go from Philadelphia to Fairfax is through Rockville. Take a look at the route we propose for this trip. We show you all available schedules for each train trip.


Tickets and schedules

Step 1

Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street Station (PHL)

Rockville, MD (RKV)

5h 18m



Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street Station (PHL)

Rockville, MD (RKV)

3h 26m



Step 2
Train from Rockville MD to Fairfax VA
Instructions Station Distance Duration
Walk to Rockville Metro Station 0.6km 7m
Metro rail towards Silver Spring Rockville Metro Station 24.1km 35m
Metro Center Station
WMATA (1 (202) 637-7000)
Metro rail towards Vienna Fairfax-GMU Metro Center Station 22.6km 32m
WMATA (1 (202) 637-7000)
Walk to Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metro Station 0.1km 1m
Bus towards GMU Campus Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metro Station 6.4km 21m
George Mason Blvd & Armstrong St
Fairfax CUE (1 (703) 385-7859)
Walk to Fairfax, VA, USA 0.7km 8m

Frequently asked questions

How can I get cheap train tickets to go from Philadelphia to Fairfax?

If you want to get cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Fairfax we recommend that you book in advance as the best Amtrak tickets sell out fast.The price of the ticket is usually $55.Remember that you must also add the cost of the journey: Rockville -> Fairfax

What time is the first train from Philadelphia?

The first trains for the route we propose are:
Philadelphia -> Rockville: 11:11
Rockville -> Fairfax: -

What companies can help me on my trip?

The companies that can help you are: Amtrak.

How can I get ticket refund on Amtrak?

Each company has its rules and depending on the ticket, price, and offer different refund policies apply. We recommend that you contact the company where you bought the ticket to get a solution.

Why do I see more than one step on the route Philadelphia - Fairfax?

In Goticket we try to give a solution for every trip the user asks. Sometimes is not possible but we do our best to group different train direct routes to in order to create a multi-step journey that satisfies the user. This is the route we recommend::
1.- Philadelphia -> Rockville
2.- Rockville -> Fairfax

How far is Philadelphia from Fairfax?

The approximate distance between the two places is 256 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 5h 10m (plus the time it takes to you to make: Rockville -> Fairfax).

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