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Philadelphia to Boston train - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$69.00
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day35
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How to book cheap Philadelphia to Boston train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Philadelphia to Boston were US$125.22. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average US$35.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Philadelphia to Boston by train is at 15:00 on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 18:00 on Tuesday 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 Northeast Regional from Philadelphia to Boston has the most daily schedules

On average there are 35 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Philadelphia to Boston, with an average of 19 trips per day and 380 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Philadelphia to Boston. Of the 35 trips there are 31 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Philadelphia to Boston starts at US$1.00.

3 carriers offer Philadelphia to Boston train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Philadelphia to Boston from US$69.00. There are 3 Amtrak schedules from Philadelphia to Boston and you can expect on average to pay US$119.45 for a Amtrak ticket to Boston. In Philadelphia, Amtrak departs to Boston from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak arrives at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Philadelphia to Boston takes 7 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Boston in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$138.23 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

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Avg. Time
7h 50m
Avg. Price
US$119.45

Amtrak Acela Express

Book Amtrak Acela Express from Philadelphia to Boston from US$174.00. There are 13 Amtrak Acela Express schedules from Philadelphia to Boston and you can expect on average to pay US$207.00 for a Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Boston. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Acela Express departs to Boston from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at South Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Philadelphia to Boston takes 5 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Acela Express trip will get you to Boston in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$204.90 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

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Meal
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Avg. Time
5h 12m
Avg. Price
US$207.00

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Book Amtrak Northeast Regional from Philadelphia to Boston from US$69.00. There are 19 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules from Philadelphia to Boston and you can expect on average to pay US$113.47 for a Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Boston. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs to Boston from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and 1 other station. In Boston, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at South Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Philadelphia to Boston takes 6 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Boston in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 19 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$117.87 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 17m
Avg. Price
US$113.47

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Philadelphia. Most train trips to Boston will depart from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, N Phil - 2900 N Broad St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St
Train trips arrive in Boston at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. South Station, Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St are the main train stations in Boston for trips arriving from Philadelphia.
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St