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from Philadelphia to Boston

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

Our recommendation

To get from Philadelphia to Boston on Jun 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30AMPhiladelphia6h50 04:20PMBoston
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$421One-way
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09:30AMPhiladelphia6h50 04:20PMBoston
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$421One-way
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02:30PMPhiladelphia6h50 09:20PMBoston
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$421One-way
12:00PMPhiladelphia7h20 07:20PMBoston
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$421One-way
12:09AM30th Street Station7h44 07:53AMBack Bay Station, MA
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$1311One-way

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Wed
Jun 16
$131Amtrak
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Thu
Jun 17
$132Amtrak
$37Flixbus
$226air wisconsin
Fri
Jun 18
$155Amtrak
$31Flixbus
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Sat
Jun 19
$60Amtrak
$37Flixbus
$249Republic Airlines
Sun
Jun 20
$73Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$249American Airlines
Mon
Jun 21
$73Amtrak
$33Flixbus
$217American Airlines
Tue
Jun 22
$35Amtrak
$47Greyhound
$104American Airlines
Wed
Jun 23
$47Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$133American Airlines
Thu
Jun 24
$35Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$133American Airlines
Fri
Jun 25
$73Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$158American Airlines
Sat
Jun 26
$35Amtrak
$40Greyhound
$124Republic Airlines
Sun
Jun 27
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$56Greyhound
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Mon
Jun 28
$73Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$164American Airlines
Tue
Jun 29
$35Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$126American Airlines
Wed
Jun 30
$35Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$309air wisconsin
Thu
Jul 1
$35Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$157American Airlines
Fri
Jul 2
$73Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$157American Airlines
Sat
Jul 3
$35Amtrak
$26Flixbus
$157American Airlines
Sun
Jul 4
$47Amtrak
$59Greyhound
$115American Airlines
Mon
Jul 5
$35Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$414Republic Airlines
Tue
Jul 6
$35Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$176Republic Airlines

Travel Tips

Travel from Philadelphia to Boston
Travel to Boston easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Philadelphia to Boston.
FAQs
How do I reach Boston from Philadelphia?

There are 2 ways to get from Philadelphia to Boston: bus or train.

How far is it from Philadelphia to Boston?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Philadelphia to Boston?

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

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Philadelphia to Boston?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Philadelphia to Boston:

    • You can travel to Boston from Philadelphia by flight with American Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $127 (€98) with American Airlines from Philadelphia to Boston.
    • You can travel to Boston from Philadelphia by bus with Greyhound. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $51 (€39) with Greyhound from Philadelphia to Boston.
    • You can travel by train between Philadelphia and Boston with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Philadelphia to Boston tickets for $47 (€37) on Omio.
    Can I travel directly to Boston from Philadelphia?

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

    • You can find direct buses to take to Boston with Flixbus.
    • You can find a direct train to Boston with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services to Boston 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.

    Where else should I travel to after my journey between Philadelphia and Boston ends?
    Your trip from Philadelphia to Boston doesn't have to end in Boston. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you’d like to add New York City, London or Paris to your Philadelphia to Boston tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Boston today!
    When should I buy a ticket from Philadelphia to Boston online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Philadelphia to Boston, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets are costing $127 (€98) one way on average.
    • Bus tickets cost on average $51 (€39) one way.
    • Train tickets cost $47 (€37) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Philadelphia to Boston online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

    What is the cheapest way from Philadelphia to Boston?

    The cheapest way to travel between Philadelphia and Boston is by taking a train with an average price of $47 (€37).

    This is compared to other travel options to Boston:

    A train is $79 (€61) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Philadelphia to Boston costing on average $127 (€98).

    A train is $3 (€3) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Philadelphia to Boston costing on average $51 (€39).

    What is the fastest way from Philadelphia to Boston?

    The quickest way to travel from Philadelphia to Boston is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 22 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

    In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 20 min.

    In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 56 min  on average.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia 30th Street Station
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