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Boston to Philadelphia train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€66.93
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day40
train carriers3
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How to book cheap Boston to Philadelphia train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Boston to Philadelphia were €125.94. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average €25.88 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Boston to Philadelphia?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Philadelphia by train is at 09:00 on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Acela Express from Boston to Philadelphia has the most daily schedules

On average there are 40 train trips per day. Amtrak Acela Express has the most options for departures from Boston to Philadelphia, with an average of 19 trips per day and 397 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Boston to Philadelphia. Of the 40 trips there are 36 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Boston to Philadelphia starts at €0.89.

3 carriers offer Boston to Philadelphia train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Boston to Philadelphia from €91.91. There are 3 Amtrak schedules from Boston to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €180.57 for a Amtrak ticket to Philadelphia. In Boston, Amtrak departs to Philadelphia from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Boston to Philadelphia takes 7 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Philadelphia in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay €118.45 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 2m
Avg. Price
€180.57

Amtrak Acela Express

Book Amtrak Acela Express from Boston to Philadelphia from €155.27. There are 19 Amtrak Acela Express schedules from Boston to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €192.80 for a Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Philadelphia. In Boston, Amtrak Acela Express departs to Philadelphia from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Boston to Philadelphia takes 5 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Acela Express trip will get you to Philadelphia in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay €186.96 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
5h 9m
Avg. Price
€192.80

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Book Amtrak Northeast Regional from Boston to Philadelphia from €66.93. There are 17 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules from Boston to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay €109.37 for a Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Philadelphia. In Boston, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs to Philadelphia from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Boston to Philadelphia takes 6 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Philadelphia in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 20 trips per day and you could expect to pay €113.74 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 15m
Avg. Price
€109.37

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Boston. Most train trips to Philadelphia will depart from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St, South Station.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station
train trips arrive in Philadelphia at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. 30th St Station - 2955 Market St are the main train stations in Philadelphia for trips arriving from Boston.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St