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from Boston to Philadelphia

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

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Mon
17 Jan
£52Amtrak
£28Flixbus
£134United
Tue
18 Jan
£43Amtrak
£21Flixbus
£119American Airlines
Thu
20 Jan
£52Amtrak
£21Flixbus
£133United
Fri
21 Jan
£43Amtrak
£21Flixbus
£34American Airlines
Sun
23 Jan
£43Amtrak
£23Flixbus
£118American Airlines
Mon
24 Jan
£34Amtrak
£21Flixbus
£54American Airlines
Wed
26 Jan
£34Amtrak
£21Flixbus
£31American Airlines
Thu
27 Jan
£26Amtrak
£21Flixbus
£35American Airlines
Fri
28 Jan
£43Amtrak
£21Flixbus
£34American Airlines
Sat
29 Jan
£26Amtrak
£21Flixbus
£42American Airlines

Travel Information to Philadelphia from Boston

distanceDistance270 miles (435 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £37
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £37 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 270 miles (435 km) by coach, flight or train between Boston and Philadelphia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Boston to Philadelphia.

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Boston to Philadelphia?

There are 3 ways to get from Boston to Philadelphia: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Boston to Philadelphia?

The cheapest way from Boston to Philadelphia is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £21 compared to other travel options to Philadelphia:

A coach is about £16 less than a flight, which costs on average £37 for this route.

A coach is £4 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Boston to Philadelphia costing on average £25.

What is the quickest way from Boston to Philadelphia?

The quickest way to travel between Boston and Philadelphia is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Philadelphia by coach can take on average 6 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 44 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Boston to Philadelphia?

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

How many services a day are there from Boston to Philadelphia?

The average frequency per day from Boston to Philadelphia is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Boston and Philadelphia as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Boston and in Philadelphia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Boston to Philadelphia:

    Which travel operators can get 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 Flixbus for coaches to Philadelphia. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Boston to Philadelphia tickets on Omio for £21.
    • American Airlines can take you to Philadelphia by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for American Airlines from Boston to Philadelphia for £37.
    • Amtrak can take you to Philadelphia by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Boston to Philadelphia for £25.

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Boston to Philadelphia?

    Looking to extend your trip from Boston to Philadelphia? Many Omio customers who go from Boston to Philadelphia usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, Washington, DC or Paris from Philadelphia, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    How early should I buy tickets between Boston and Philadelphia online for the best deals?

    Before travelling 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:

    • The price of a coach ticket is £21 one way on average for this route.
    • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £37 one way.
    • The price of a train ticket is £25 one way on average for this journey.

    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.

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