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Trip Philadelphia Boston

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

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How to get from Philadelphia to Boston?

We are suggesting 6 routes by train, bus, plane to plan your trip Philadelphia Boston. 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 Philadelphia Boston

For your trip from Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States) to Boston (Massachusetts, 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 Philadelphia > Boston will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Philadelphia and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Philadelphia International PHL airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Boston (Logan International airport, IATA code: BOS) operated by JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines or US Airways.
The train Philadelphia Boston is a direct bound.
Trains Acela Express of Amtrak to Boston leave from Philadelphia 30th Street railway station in Philadelphia. Arrival in Boston will take place at Boston Back Bay station (1.2 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Philadelphia-Boston that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus - US in Philadelphia. The bus will drop you off at South Station bus station (0.5 mi from Boston, United States). Please make sure to show up on time at 30th Street Station bus station (1 mi from Philadelphia) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Boston.

Which carriers to travel between Philadelphia and Boston?

Railway companies
Amtrak provides a rail connection Philadelphia-Boston with the train Acela Express from Philadelphia 30th Street railway station (1.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Boston Back Bay at arrival (1.2 mi from centre)
Airlines
JetBlue Airways carries out a flight from Philadelphia International PHL airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Philadelphia to Boston (arrival at Logan International BOS airport)
Southwest Airlines flies on the route from Philadelphia International PHL airport (located 7.5 mi from Philadelphia, United States) to Boston (serving Logan International BOS airport)
US Airways schedules the flight from Philadelphia International PHL airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Philadelphia to Boston (arrival at Logan International BOS airport)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus - US operates the intercity service from the bus station of 30th Street Station in Philadelphia and to the one of South Station (Massachusetts United States)

Stop cities from Philadelphia or cities to visit near Boston

When travelling from Boston to Philadelphia by plane, bus, train, you might have to change at New Haven located at 121 mi from Boston, Westwood 12 mi away from Boston (United States). If you have some time on your way to Boston or back to Philadelphia, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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