Amtrak’s Pennsylvanian route provides daily service between New York City and Pittsburgh with stops in cities including Philadelphia and Harrisburg. Total commute time is just over nine hours, and amenities include a cafe, WiFi and business class seating. Although you can’t check bags on this Amtrak route, you can bring luggage on board. And because food options are limited on the train, you might want to bring a meal or snacks depending on the length of your trip.


You can view current schedules via Google Maps or when booking your tickets. If you know your start and end stations, you can also use the Amtrak website to create a custom timetable.

Schedule highlights:

  • Trains depart New York City late morning and arrive around 5 p.m.
  • Trains depart Pittsburgh at 7:30 a.m. and arrive around 8 p.m.

Major Stops

  • Pittsburgh
  • Harrisburg
  • Lancaster
  • Philadelphia
  • New York City



  • Pittsburgh Golden Triangle
  • David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Allegheny Mountains
  • Horseshoe Curve
  • Dutch Country
  • Drexel University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Empire State Building

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