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from Boston to Philadelphia

You can get from Boston to Philadelphia by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Boston to Philadelphia on Jul 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMBoston6h50 03:20PMPhiladelphia
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$421One-way
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08:30AMBoston6h50 03:20PMPhiladelphia
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$421One-way
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12:30PMBoston7h20 07:50PMPhiladelphia
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$421One-way
07:00AMBoston6h50 01:50PMPhiladelphia
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$421One-way
10:00AMBoston7h50 05:50PMPhiladelphia
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$421One-way

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Wed
Jul 28
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$253American Airlines
Thu
Jul 29
$83Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$253American Airlines
Fri
Jul 30
$131Amtrak
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$248American Airlines
Sat
Jul 31
$60Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$248American Airlines
Sun
Aug 1
$107Amtrak
$26Flixbus
$248American Airlines
Mon
Aug 2
$107Amtrak
$26Flixbus
$147American Airlines
Tue
Aug 3
$47Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$81American Airlines
Wed
Aug 4
$32Amtrak
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$147American Airlines
Thu
Aug 5
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$21Flixbus
$147American Airlines
Fri
Aug 6
$83Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$158American Airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$47Amtrak
$26Flixbus
$109American Airlines
Sun
Aug 8
$36Amtrak
$21Flixbus
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Mon
Aug 9
$47Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$152American Airlines
Tue
Aug 10
$36Amtrak
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$169American Airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$36Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$95American Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
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$127American Airlines
Fri
Aug 13
$36Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$147American Airlines
Sat
Aug 14
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$21Flixbus
$169American Airlines
Sun
Aug 15
$36Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$286American Airlines
Mon
Aug 16
$36Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$126American Airlines
Tue
Aug 17
$36Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$95American Airlines

Travel Information to Philadelphia from Boston

distanceDistance270 miles (435 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$46 - $123
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $46 (€37) • 5 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $123 (€98) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 270 miles (435 km) to Philadelphia from Boston. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are American Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Boston to Philadelphia.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Boston to Philadelphia?

There are 3 ways to travel from Boston to Philadelphia including taking a flight, bus or train.

How far is it from Boston to Philadelphia?

The Boston to Philadelphia distance is around 270 miles (435 km).

Where do I depart from Boston? Where do I arrive in Philadelphia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Boston to Philadelphia:

    Which travel companies can take me from Boston to Philadelphia?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Boston to Philadelphia, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with American Airlines for flights to Philadelphia. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for American Airlines Boston to Philadelphia tickets on Omio for $123 (€98).
    • Travel with Greyhound for buses to Philadelphia. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound Boston to Philadelphia tickets on Omio for $47 (€38).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Philadelphia by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Boston to Philadelphia tickets on Omio for $46 (€37).
    Is there a way to travel directly from Boston to Philadelphia?

    Yes, there are direct routes from Boston to Philadelphia with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct flight to Philadelphia with Republic Airlines or American Airlines.
    • You can check for a direct bus to Philadelphia with Flixbus.
    • You can check for a direct train to Philadelphia with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services to Philadelphia tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Boston to Philadelphia?
    Omio customers who travel from Boston to Philadelphia often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Philadelphia and these popular destinations at a great price.
    How far in advance should I purchase my Boston to Philadelphia one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Boston to Philadelphia, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $123 (€98) one way.
    • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $47 (€38) one way on average.
    • A train ticket costs $46 (€37) one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking Boston to Philadelphia tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

    What is the cheapest way to travel to Philadelphia from Boston?

    The cheapest way to go to Philadelphia from Boston is by taking a train, which costs on average $46 (€37).

    This is compared to other ways of getting to Philadelphia:

    A train is generally $77 (€61) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $123 (€98) from Boston to Philadelphia.

    A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Boston to Philadelphia costing on average $47 (€38).

    What is the fastest way to travel from Boston to Philadelphia?

    The fastest way to get to Philadelphia from Boston is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

    Other travel options to Philadelphia can usually take longer:

    In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 20 min   of travel time.

    In comparison, getting to Philadelphia by train can take on average 5 h 41 min.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia 30th Street Station
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