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traveling from Philadelphia to Boston by bus

Cheapest price
$1.00
Fastest time
6h 15m
Trips per day
32
bus carriers
4
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Philadelphia to Boston?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Philadelphia to Boston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Philadelphia to Boston were $24.25. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $22.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Philadelphia to Boston by bus is at 1 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6 PM on Tuesday 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 Philadelphia to Boston?

On average there are 32 bus trips per day. Peter Pan Lines has the most options for departures from Philadelphia to Boston, with an average of 15 trips per day and 299 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Philadelphia to Boston. Of the 32 trips there are 5 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

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

bus lines that run from Philadelphia to Boston

Peter Pan Lines

Peter Pan Lines operates, on average, 15 bus schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Boston. The average Peter Pan Lines ticket to Boston costs $29.24. Cheap Peter Pan Lines tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $20.00. In Philadelphia, Peter Pan Lines departs from Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. In Boston, Peter Pan Lines arrives at South Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Philadelphia to Boston takes 7 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Boston in 6 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 17 trips per day and you could expect to pay $29.98 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Peter Pan Lines
Peter Pan Lines
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Green certified
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 20m
Avg. Price
$29.24

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Boston. The average Megabus ticket to Boston costs $30.65. Cheap Megabus tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Philadelphia, Megabus departs from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station. In Boston, Megabus arrives at South Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Philadelphia to Boston takes 7 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Boston in 6 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $42.09 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 17m
Avg. Price
$30.65

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 14 bus schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Boston. The average Greyhound ticket to Boston costs $30.12. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $17.00. In Philadelphia, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. In Boston, Greyhound arrives at South Station and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Philadelphia to Boston takes 7 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Boston in 6 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 17 trips per day and you could expect to pay $33.07 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 45m
Avg. Price
$30.12

BoltBus

BoltBus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Boston. The average BoltBus ticket to Boston costs $36.88. Cheap BoltBus tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $2.00. In Philadelphia, BoltBus departs from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station. In Boston, BoltBus arrives at South Station and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Philadelphia to Boston takes 6 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Boston in 6 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $41.79 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

BoltBus
BoltBus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Games
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 38m
Avg. Price
$36.88
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Philadelphia. Most bus trips to Boston will depart from Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St, 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd.
  • Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
Bus trips arrive in Boston at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. South Station, Logan Intl Airport are the main bus stations in Boston for trips arriving from Philadelphia.
  • South Station
  • Logan Intl Airport