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30th Street Station at Philadelphia

30th Street Station

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2955 Market StreetPhiladelphiaPennsylvania 19104
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30th Street Amtrak Train Station

Experience the glory days of rail travel at Philadelphia's beautiful 30th Street Station, the third busiest Amtrak station in the United States. Since this gorgeous station first opened its doors in 1933, it has served as a major hub for Northeast regional train travel. Today, the restored station gives customers a grand experience as they wait, or just tour, its enormous marble waiting area, lounge, and food court. The station serves as a major stop for Amtrak and the commuter rail lines, SEPTA, and New Jersey Transit.

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Open 24-hours, daily

Prices -

Ticket prices vary depending on travel distance

Activities

  • Lounge
  • Food court
  • Commuter rail travel
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Northeast regional rail travel

History of Station

The station was completed in 1933 when it served as the headquarters for the Pennsylvania Railroad, as well as serving as a major rail transit hub for the Northeast corridor of the United States. The station featured unique and innovative services and features including an electronic intercom, a pneumatic tube system for transporting documents throughout the station, and roof built to withstand the landing of small aircraft. In 1991, the Art Deco station was restored to its full glory and today it's Amtrak's third busiest station in the United States.

Parking Availability at the Station

The station has 155 short-term parking spaces and 1,700 long-term spaces for overnight parking. The station also features dedicated accessible parking and a parking attendant is on duty.

FAQs

  • What are some of the features available at this station?


    The station features a large food court, restrooms, an enclosed waiting area, ATMs, a ticket office, Quik-Trak kiosks, a lounge, elevator, Wi-Fi, and one of four ClubAcelas in the Amtrak system.
  • What are the routes serviced by this station?


    The station is a major stop for Amtrak's Keystone, Northeast Regional, and Acela Express routes, as well as a stop for Amtrak's Vermonter, Crescent, Carolinian/Piedmont, Cardinal/Hoosier State, Pennsylvanian, and Silver Service/Palmetto routes. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and New Jersey Transit also have trains that service the station.

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