How to get from Philadelphia to Boston

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from Philadelphia to Boston

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

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To get from Philadelphia to Boston on 06 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:41Philadelphia International Airport, PA1h18 10:59Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA
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£1281One-way
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15:2130th Street Station6h08 21:29Back Bay Station, MA
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£1141One-way
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18:31Philadelphia International Airport, PA1h23 19:54Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA
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£1281One-way
08:38Philadelphia International Airport, PA1h40 10:18Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA
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£1281One-way
07:00Philadelphia International Airport, PA1h22 08:22Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA
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£1281One-way

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Travel Information from Philadelphia to Boston

distanceDistance270 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £172 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 270 miles to Boston from Philadelphia. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Philadelphia to Boston.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Philadelphia and Boston. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Philadelphia to Boston is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Boston:

A ferry is about £44 less than a coach, which costs on average £44 for this route.

A ferry is £172 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Philadelphia to Boston costing on average £172.

A ferry is about £261 less than a train, which costs on average £261 for this route.

The fastest way from Philadelphia to Boston is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options from Philadelphia to Boston can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Boston by coach can take on average 6 h 55 min.

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In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 13 min   on average.

The Philadelphia to Boston distance is approximately 270 miles.

The average frequency per day from Philadelphia to Boston is:

  • 14 coaches per day.
  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Philadelphia to Boston 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 Philadelphia to Boston:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Philadelphia to Boston, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Flixbus can get you to Boston by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Philadelphia to Boston for £44 on Omio.
    • Travel with American Airlines to go to Boston by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find American Airlines Philadelphia to Boston tickets on Omio for £172.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Boston by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Philadelphia to Boston tickets on Omio for £261.
    Looking to extend your trip from Philadelphia to Boston? Many Omio customers who go from Philadelphia to Boston usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, London or Paris from Boston, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    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:

    • Coach tickets cost on average £44 one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average £172 one way.
    • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £261 one way.

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

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