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Boston to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||6h 50m|
|Trips per day||6|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is Boston to Philadelphia a good day-trip?
How much is a train ticket from Boston to Philadelphia?
What is the fastest way to get from Boston to Philadelphia?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Philadelphia right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.
In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Boston to Philadelphia?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $25.78 was the low point for bus fares from Boston to Philadelphia. Buses from Philadelphia to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $25.78 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $48.18 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Philadelphia. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to Philadelphia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Philadelphia; ticket prices start at $39.46.
What bus companies travel from Boston to Philadelphia?
Where does the bus leave from in Boston?
Boston, Massachusetts has two bus stations with service to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- South Station Bus Terminal
Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
- 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
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