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Trip Boston Philadelphia

Plan your trip by train, bus, plane from Boston to Philadelphia

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How to get from Boston to Philadelphia?

We are suggesting 5 routes by train, bus, plane to plan your trip Boston Philadelphia. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Boston Philadelphia

For your trip from Boston (Massachusetts, United States) to Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States) with a distance of 271 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Boston > Philadelphia will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Boston and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Logan International BOS airport, 2.2 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Philadelphia (Philadelphia International airport, IATA code: PHL) operated by JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines or US Airways.
The train Boston Philadelphia is a direct bound.
Trains Acela Express of Amtrak to Philadelphia leave from Boston South Station railway station in Boston. Arrival in Philadelphia will take place at Philadelphia 30th Street station (1.1 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Boston-Philadelphia that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus - US in Boston. The bus will drop you off at 30th Street Station bus station (1 mi from Philadelphia, United States). Please make sure to show up on time at South Station bus station (0.5 mi from Boston) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Philadelphia.

Which carriers to travel between Boston and Philadelphia?

Airlines
JetBlue Airways carries out a flight from Logan International BOS airport situated 2.2 mi away from the city centre of Boston to Philadelphia (arrival at Philadelphia International PHL airport)
Southwest Airlines flies on the route from Logan International BOS airport (located 2.2 mi from Boston, United States) to Philadelphia (serving Philadelphia International PHL airport)
US Airways schedules the flight from Logan International BOS airport situated 2.2 mi away from the city centre of Boston to Philadelphia (arrival at Philadelphia International PHL airport)
Railway companies
Amtrak provides a rail connection Boston-Philadelphia with the train Acela Express from Boston South Station railway station (0.5 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Philadelphia 30th Street at arrival (1.1 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus - US operates the intercity service from the bus station of South Station in Boston and to the one of 30th Street Station (Pennsylvania United States)

Stop cities from Boston or cities to visit near Philadelphia

When travelling from Philadelphia to Boston by plane, bus, train, you might have to change at Trenton located at 29 mi from Philadelphia, Wilmington 25 mi away from Philadelphia (United States). If you have some time on your way to Philadelphia or back to Boston, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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