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|Fastest Train||5h 3m|
|Trains Per Day||13|
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Frequently Asked Questions
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How long is the train journey from Boston to Philadelphia?
The distance between Boston and Philadelphia is approximately 271 miles, or 436 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 3 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
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How many trains per day run from Boston to Philadelphia?
There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. 9 of these are direct connections to Philadelphia. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
What train services are there from Boston to Philadelphia?
Where is the train station in Boston?
There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to Philadelphia:
- South Station
- Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
Where is the train station in Philadelphia?
Philadelphia has one train station:
- 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
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