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Trains Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do train tickets from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA cost?

When you're traveling from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $ 101.09. You might be able to find prices as low as $ 29.71, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA by train

Best price $ 32.41
Journey duration 8 h 58 min
Connections per day 15
First departure 21:30
Last departure 21:36
Distance 270.3 mi
Departure Boston, MA
Arrival Philadelphia, PA
Carriers Amtrak, Amtrack

Ticket price Boston, MA - Philadelphia, PA every day

$ 54.40
$ 34.90
In 2 days
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$ 32.41
$ 45.81

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
$ 29.71
Maximum price
$ 356.68

Boston, MA - Philadelphia, PA


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Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 54

Tuesday, October 4th 2022
Boston, MA - Back Bay Station - Philadelphia - 30th Street
9:36pm - 4:48am
7h 12min
CO2: 1.25kg
By Bus

$ 35

Tuesday, October 4th 2022
Brookline - Market Street (Independence Hall)
8:30pm - 2:50am
6h 20min
CO2: 15.32kg

How long does the journey from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA take by train?

The journey from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA covers a distance of 270.9 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 7 h 54 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 h 49 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA leave?

The first daily departure from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA leaves at 06:10, while the last journey of the day sets out at 21:36. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Boston, MA and Philadelphia, PA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

When traveling from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Boston, MA by using stations such as Boston, MA, Westwood, MA, Boston South Station and Boston, MA - Back Bay Station. These connect you to stations including Philadelphia, PA and Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street in Philadelphia, PA. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Boston, MA or in Philadelphia, PA, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA?

If you want to get from Boston, MA to Philadelphia, PA, you can travel with providers such as Amtrak. You will find a maximum number of 43 departures per day. On average, there are 15 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 14 direct journeys between Boston, MA and Philadelphia, PA. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 1 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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