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Philadelphia to Boston

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TRAVELING FROM Philadelphia TO Boston BY train

AVERAGE PRICE

$172

FASTEST TIME

5h

TRIPS PER DAY

36

train CARRIERS

3

Fri, Apr 20
Sat, Apr 21
$166
Sun, Apr 22
$102
Mon, Apr 23
$102
Tue, Apr 24
$102
Wed, Apr 25
$102
Thu, Apr 26
$102
Fri, Apr 27
$133
Sat, Apr 28
$89
Sun, Apr 29
$89
Mon, Apr 30
$89
Tue, May 1
$89
Wed, May 2
$89
Thu, May 3
$89

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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Philadelphia to Boston?

Wanderu makes it simple to get cheap train tickets by searching prices and itineraries for 70+ bus and train lines in 20+ countries. Comparing your options and booking as early as possible is the best way to get the cheapest train ticket from Philadelphia to Boston. Based on historic trends, the lowest average train fare from Philadelphia to Boston has been $149MX$2,748CA$189€121£106kn895Kč3,057zł502CHF145. By booking 26 days in advance, tickets are typically $75MX$1,390CA$95€61£54kn453Kč1,546zł254CHF73 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.

When is the best time to travel from Philadelphia to Boston?

The busiest time of the week for travel to Boston from Philadelphia by train is at 3pm on Sunday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

7pm on Monday is when the least number of people travel by train on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, departing around this time is your best chance to be on an uncrowded train.

BUSIEST ON

Sun

LEAST BUSY ON

Mon

How many daily train trips are there from Philadelphia to Boston?
TRIPS PER DAY

36

DIRECT TRIPS

34

EARLIEST DEPARTURE

12am

LATEST DEPARTURE

7pm

On average, there are 36 train trips from Philadelphia to Boston every day. Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules have the most departures from Philadelphia to Boston, with an average of 19 trips per day, and 398 trips per month.

If you're looking for more travel options, you may also want to view Philadelphia to Boston bus schedules.

Train lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets. Amtrak Acela Express offers upscale service amenities, including beverage and meal service to make your trip more pleasant.

How long is the train ride from Philadelphia to Boston? On average, a train trip from Philadelphia to Boston takes 6h 3m to make the 270.8 mi - 435.8 km journey. Amtrak Acela Express has the fastest advertised travel time of 5h to get from Philadelphia to Boston.

Train lines that run from Philadelphia to Boston

Getting from Philadelphia to Boston by Amtrak Train:

Amtrak is USA's premier train carrier. Serving both the coasts as well as taking travelers from east to west and back, amtrak is both a convenient and comfortable way to travel.

Avg. time 7h 16m
Avg. price $125
Getting from Philadelphia to Boston by Acela Express - Amtrak:

Acela Express is Amtrak's premiere high speed service quickly shuttling passengers between Boston to Washington DC.

Avg. time 5h 21m
Avg. price $233