Cheap bus tickets fromBoston to Philadelphia

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traveling from Boston to Philadelphia by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration6h 20m
Trips per day24
bus carriers4
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Boston to Philadelphia?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Boston to Philadelphia is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Boston to Philadelphia were $25.31. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $19.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Philadelphia by bus is at 4:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8:00 PM on Thursday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Boston to Philadelphia?

On average there are 24 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Boston to Philadelphia, with an average of 15 trips per day and 300 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Boston to Philadelphia. Of the 24 trips there are 5 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Boston start at $69.00.

bus lines that run from Boston to Philadelphia

Peter Pan Lines

Peter Pan Lines operates, on average, 7 bus schedule(s) from Boston to Philadelphia. The average Peter Pan Lines ticket to Philadelphia costs $29.07. Cheap Peter Pan Lines tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $20.00. In Boston, Peter Pan Lines departs from South Station Bus Terminal and 1 other station. In Philadelphia, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St and no other station.

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Philadelphia takes 6 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Philadelphia in 6 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $31.98 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Peter Pan Lines
Peter Pan Lines
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Green certified
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 55m
Avg. Price
$29.07

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Boston to Philadelphia. The average Megabus ticket to Philadelphia costs $32.41. Cheap Megabus tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Boston, Megabus departs from South Station Bus Terminal and no other station. In Philadelphia, Megabus arrives at 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Boston to Philadelphia takes 7 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Philadelphia in 6 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $41.31 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 17m
Avg. Price
$32.41

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 15 bus schedule(s) from Boston to Philadelphia. The average Greyhound ticket to Philadelphia costs $30.84. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $17.00. In Boston, Greyhound departs from South Station Bus Terminal and no other station. In Philadelphia, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Boston to Philadelphia takes 7 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Philadelphia in 6 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 18 trips per day and you could expect to pay $35.23 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 31m
Avg. Price
$30.84

BoltBus

BoltBus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Boston to Philadelphia. The average BoltBus ticket to Philadelphia costs $35.73. Cheap BoltBus tickets to Philadelphia are available on Wanderu starting from $9.00. In Boston, BoltBus departs from South Station Bus Terminal and no other station. In Philadelphia, BoltBus arrives at 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Boston to Philadelphia takes 6 hours and 43 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Philadelphia in 6 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $38.39 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

BoltBus
BoltBus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Games
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 43m
Avg. Price
$35.73

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Boston. Most bus trips to Philadelphia will depart from South Station Bus Terminal, Logan Intl Airport.
  • South Station Bus Terminal
  • Logan Intl Airport
Bus trips arrive in Philadelphia at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St, 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd are the main bus stations in Philadelphia for trips arriving from Boston.
  • Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd