Cheap Philadelphia to Boston  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Philadelphia to Boston was $126.15. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $29.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Boston ? How far is Philadelphia to Boston ?

The distance between Philadelphia to Boston is 270.84 miles or 435.77 km. A train trip from Philadelphia to Boston typically takes 6 hours, If you are looking to get to Boston faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Acela Express. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 9 minutes to get from Philadelphia to Boston.

Going from Philadelphia to Boston by train takes over 6 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday trains from Philadelphia to Boston are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most connections between Philadelphia to Boston

Typically there are 37 schedules to compare for your trip to Boston. On the route to Boston 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Philadelphia to Boston, usually offering 19 trips per day. 33 train trips per day are direct connections to Boston, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Philadelphia to Boston, which start at $1.00.

Philadelphia to Boston is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston start from $75.00, and on average cost $117.86. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Philadelphia to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $152.71 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

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Avg. Time
7h 55m
Avg. Price
$117.86

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston start from $174.00, and on average cost $220.89. Daily there are 14 Amtrak Acela Express schedules to Boston. Amtrak Acela Express in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Philadelphia to Boston train travel on Amtrak Acela Express takes 5 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak Acela Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela Express offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $223.32 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

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Avg. Time
5h 22m
Avg. Price
$220.89

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston start from $75.00, and on average cost $122.60. Daily there are 19 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Boston. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and one other station. And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Philadelphia to Boston train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 6 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 20 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $139.56 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 33m
Avg. Price
$122.60

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Boston that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Philadelphia serving this route is 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, N Phil - 2900 N Broad St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Boston. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Philadelphia serving this route is South Station, Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St.
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St