You can get from Boston to Philadelphia by train, bus or flight.
To get from Boston to Philadelphia on 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||£91 - £106|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £91 • 1 h 31 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £91 • 1 h 31 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 270 miles between Boston and Philadelphia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £91. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Boston to Philadelphia.
There are 4 ways to travel between Boston and Philadelphia including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way from Boston to Philadelphia is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £91 compared to other travel options to Philadelphia:
A flight is generally £13 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £104 from Boston to Philadelphia.
A flight is about £15 less than a train, which costs on average £106 for this journey.
The quickest way to travel from Boston to Philadelphia is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 31 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 20 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 49 min on average.
Philadelphia is approximately 270 miles away from Boston.
The average frequency per day from Boston to Philadelphia is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Boston and Philadelphia as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Boston to Philadelphia with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Philadelphia tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip between Boston and Philadelphia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Boston and Philadelphia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.