Amtrak has put the Northeast on sale. Fares between New York City and Philadelphia are as low as $25, and Wilmington, Delaware for $29. Purchase by Thursday, September 27th — tomorrow — for travel between November 29th and December 13th. The cheap seats are valid only only and for coach only. Philadelphia is less than two hours from NYC. Visit Philly on the cheap and see the new Barnes Foundation art museum, Independence Hall and other great Philly attractions. Historic Philadelphia official website. Need a budget priced hotel in Philadelphia? Click here.