You can get from Philadelphia to Boston by train, bus or flight.
To get from Philadelphia to Boston on Sep 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||270 miles (435 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$36 - $58|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $36 (€29) • 5 h 58 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $58 (€47) • 1 h 17 min|
|Popular travel companies||Peter Pan Bus, American Airlines or Amtrak|
Travel 270 miles (435 km) by bus, flight or train between Philadelphia and Boston. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Peter Pan Bus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Philadelphia to Boston.
There are 3 ways to travel from Philadelphia to Boston including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Boston from Philadelphia is by taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€29).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Boston:
Taking a train is usually $6 (€4) less than taking a bus to Boston, which costs on average $42 (€33) for the same trip.
Taking a train is about $22 (€18) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $58 (€47) for this route.
The fastest way to get to Boston from Philadelphia is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 17 min.
Other travel options to Boston can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 25 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 58 min.
The distance from Philadelphia to Boston is approximately 270 miles (435 km).
The average frequency per day from Philadelphia to Boston is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Philadelphia to Boston as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Philadelphia to Boston:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Philadelphia to Boston with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Boston as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Boston from Philadelphia.
Before traveling from Philadelphia to Boston, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Philadelphia to Boston tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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