Boston to Philadelphia train

Cheap train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£135

Average

£231

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
13:56Back Bay Station, MA5h54 19:5030th Street Station
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£1351One-way
Cheapest
11:16Back Bay Station, MA5h44 17:0030th Street Station
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£1351One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:50South Station6h00 19:5030th Street Station
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£1791One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:26Back Bay Station, MA5h56 15:2230th Street Station
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£1791One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:15Back Bay Station, MA5h40 11:5530th Street Station
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£1791One-way

Train schedule Boston to Philadelphia

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 June
05:05South Station5h01 10:0630th Street Station
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05:10Back Bay Station, MA4h56 10:0630th Street Station
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06:00South Station6h28 12:2830th Street Station
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06:00South Station5h06 11:0630th Street Station
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06:06Back Bay Station, MA5h00 11:0630th Street Station
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06:06Back Bay Station, MA6h22 12:2830th Street Station
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06:10South Station5h45 11:5530th Street Station
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06:15Back Bay Station, MA5h40 11:5530th Street Station
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07:15South Station4h54 12:0930th Street Station
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07:20Back Bay Station, MA4h49 12:0930th Street Station
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08:15South Station5h50 14:0530th Street Station
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08:21Back Bay Station, MA5h44 14:0530th Street Station
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09:10South Station4h58 14:0830th Street Station
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09:10South Station6h37 15:4730th Street Station
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09:15Back Bay Station, MA4h53 14:0830th Street Station
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09:15Back Bay Station, MA6h32 15:4730th Street Station
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09:20South Station6h02 15:2230th Street Station
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09:26Back Bay Station, MA5h56 15:2230th Street Station
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10:20South Station6h09 16:2930th Street Station
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10:26Back Bay Station, MA6h03 16:2930th Street Station
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11:05South Station5h01 16:0630th Street Station
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11:10South Station5h50 17:0030th Street Station
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11:11Back Bay Station, MA4h55 16:0630th Street Station
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11:16Back Bay Station, MA5h44 17:0030th Street Station
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13:05South Station5h01 18:0630th Street Station
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13:11Back Bay Station, MA4h55 18:0630th Street Station
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13:50South Station6h00 19:5030th Street Station
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13:56Back Bay Station, MA5h54 19:5030th Street Station
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14:00South Station5h07 19:0730th Street Station
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14:06Back Bay Station, MA5h01 19:0730th Street Station
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16:15South Station5h09 21:2430th Street Station
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16:20Back Bay Station, MA5h04 21:2430th Street Station
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Fastest train times from Boston to Philadelphia

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 49 m

Average

5 h 30 m

Trains per day

32

Distance

435 km

Of the 32 trains that leave Boston for Philadelphia every day 28 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:20Back Bay Station, MA4h49 12:0930th Street Station
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£2951One-way
2nd Fastest
09:15Back Bay Station, MA4h53 14:0830th Street Station
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£2661One-way
07:15South Station4h54 12:0930th Street Station
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£2951One-way
13:11Back Bay Station, MA4h55 18:0630th Street Station
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£2951One-way
11:11Back Bay Station, MA4h55 16:0630th Street Station
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£2951One-way

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Overview: Train from Boston to Philadelphia

distanceDistance270 miles (435 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£138 (€153)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Boston to Philadelphia cover the 270 miles (435 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £80, but the average price of train tickets is £138.

Train providers: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela trains Boston to Philadelphia

For as little as £80 you can travel by train to Philadelphia from Boston with Amtrak and Amtrak Acela. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Amtrak
Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey to Philadelphia from Boston.

Amtrak from Boston to Philadelphia train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 57 min
  • Average Price: £80
  • Amtrak frequency: 6 a day

Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed train service operating services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting major cities like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston. Acela trains are the fastest in the United States and can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). When booking an Acela train between Boston and Philadelphia, you can choose between Business Class and First Class. Although each class offers different levels of services and accommodations, amenities in both classes include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables, large tray tables, and spacious and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

Amtrak Acela from Boston to Philadelphia train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 2 min
  • Average Price: £230
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Boston to Philadelphia

Travel by train to Philadelphia 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 Boston to Philadelphia.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Philadelphia from Boston for as low as £80  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Boston to Philadelphia train prices are on average £138  one way.
The Boston to Philadelphia train distance is approximately 270 miles (435 km).
While the time it takes to travel 270 miles (435 km) from Boston to Philadelphia can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Boston to Philadelphia is on average 5 h 40 min.
When taking a train from Boston to Philadelphia, you can count on Amtrak or Amtrak for the best way to get you to Philadelphia. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Boston and Philadelphia and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Boston to Philadelphia. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Boston to Philadelphia leaves at 10: 15   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Boston to Philadelphia timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you buy Boston to Philadelphia train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £138. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Philadelphia from Boston. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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