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BOS — PHL
Jul 20 — Jul 271
1 adult
Sat 7/20

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6h 10m
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6h 10m
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6h 10m
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5h 50m
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6h 10m
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Boston to Philadelphia train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Boston to Philadelphia

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$104

ONE-WAY FROM

$52

AVG TRAVEL TIME

5h 42m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from Boston to Philadelphia found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $104
The best one-way train deal from Boston to Philadelphia found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $52
Average time it takes to travel by train from Boston to Philadelphia
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Boston Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Boston
Boston Quincy Center StationBoston, 42.25201, -71.00597
Boston DoverBoston, 43.197968, -70.878365
Boston FraminghamBoston, 42.276688, -71.417465
Boston North StationBoston, 42.366234, -71.06112
Boston Westwood Route 128 and University ParkBoston, 42.210278, -71.14722
Boston Back BayBoston, 42.34722, -71.075554

Philadelphia Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Newark StationPhiladelphia, 39.669691, -75.753508
Philadelphia NorthPhiladelphia, 39.997289, -75.155199
Philadelphia TrentonPhiladelphia, 40.218334, -74.755
Philadelphia 30th Street StationPhiladelphia, 39.955833, -75.181944

Book round-trip train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Sep 12
3:15 pmBoston South Station
5h 53m
9:08 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Sep 13
12:26 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
9h 21m
9:47 amBoston South Station
Amtrak
Sep 1
6:45 pmBoston South Station
6h 04m
12:49 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Sep 2
5:15 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 01m
11:16 amBoston South Station
Amtrak
Dec 14
9:40 amBoston South Station
5h 50m
3:30 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Dec 15
5:15 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 01m
11:16 amBoston South Station
Amtrak
Sep 1
6:51 pmBoston Back Bay
5h 58m
12:49 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Sep 2
5:15 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
5h 56m
11:11 amBoston Back Bay
Amtrak
Aug 13
5:40 pmBoston Back Bay
6h 05m
11:45 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Aug 20
5:58 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 01m
11:59 amBoston Back Bay
Amtrak
Aug 13
5:40 pmBoston Back Bay
6h 05m
11:45 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Aug 20
3:59 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
5h 55m
9:54 pmBoston Back Bay

Book one-way train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Aug 13
5:35 pmBoston South Station
6h 10m
11:45 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Aug 13
5:35 pmBoston South Station
6h 10m
11:45 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Aug 21
5:35 pmBoston South Station
6h 10m
11:45 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Sep 14
7:55 pmBoston South Station
5h 50m
1:45 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Sep 2
7:55 pmBoston South Station
5h 50m
1:45 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Sep 14
4:25 pmBoston South Station
6h 10m
10:35 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station

Choose the best way to get from Boston to Philadelphia

Buses

7h 00m
$44 one-way$70 round-trip
Nonstop · from $701 stop · from $50

Distance to downtown

D860.2 mi
C6M0.3 mi
40lb CO2

85% less than flights

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Boston to Philadelphia Buses

Trains

4h 59m
$52 one-way$104 round-trip
Nonstop · from $104

Distance to downtown

ZFV1.5 mi
64lb CO2

76% less than flights

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Boston to Philadelphia Trains

Flights

1h 31m
$20 one-way$36 round-trip
Nonstop · from $36

Distance to downtown

PHL7.0 mi

FAQs for booking trains from Boston to Philadelphia

Do trains from Boston to Philadelphia have Wi-Fi?

Amtrak trains from Boston to Philadelphia have Wi-Fi onboard as well as power outlets for passengers who would like to work, check emails, and stay connected throughout their train ride. Furthermore, there are other amenities onboard for ticket holders to enjoy their Boston to Philadelphia ride. The trains have large and comfy reclining seats with tray tables and overhead reading lights. The seats provide panoramic windows with amazing views, extra legroom, and overhead luggage racks to help travelers relax. There are also wheelchair-accessible restrooms conveniently located in every car. With private rooms at a fee, customers can experience privacy and comfort. There is also a café onboard featuring fresh meals, snacks, and drinks. Business-class passengers enjoy additional perks such as a dedicated attendant and free meals.

What train stations are used when traveling from Boston to Philadelphia?

Back Bay Station and South station operate Boston to Philadelphia train lines and are within walking distance of the city center. There are about 12 train departures from Boston to Philadelphia daily and vice versa. You can easily get to these train stations via bus from central Boston. You can commute from South Station to Back Bay Station and vice versa via taxi or bus, which is the cheapest means. Alternatively, you could opt for the direct train from South Station to Back Bay Station.

Do I need a passport to travel from Boston to Philadelphia by train?

A passport is not needed while traveling on trains to Philadelphia from Boston, although it is advisable to always have it with you as an identification document. All travelers should have proper identification documents such as government-issued ID, school ID, or a drivers’ license. Also, ensure that you have a train ticket upon boarding, as ticket checks are performed periodically on board. Those traveling with pets should arrive at the station earlier to prepare their documentation. Boston to Philadelphia passengers on sight-seeing trips may bring travel journals or maps.

What luggage is allowed on Boston to Philadelphia trains?

Boston to Philadelphia train ticket holders should keep in mind a few luggage policies before boarding their trains. You are allowed to bring onboard two 28×22×14-inch carry-on bags that should weigh no more than 50 lbs. Strollers and diaper packs for families traveling with kids aged less than two don’t count as part of your carry-on limit. Also, two personal items are allowed onboard free of charge but should not exceed 25 lbs. Carry-on bags can be stowed either in the overhead luggage rack or underneath the seat in front of you. Any extra checked bags are subject to an additional fee. Sporting and music equipment enclosed in a protective case is also allowed aboard. Keep a close eye on your baggage throughout your voyage.

Are pets allowed on the train from Boston to Philadelphia?

Amtrak trains from Boston to Philadelphia have a few rules and restrictions within their pet policy. Service animals are allowed aboard for free. Small pets are allowed aboard Boston to Philadelphia trains, although there is an additional fee, and they count as one carry-on bag. There is a one-pet limit per ticket holder, with a total of five pets allowed aboard. It is therefore imperative to make reservations early. Pets are allowed on voyages lasting up to seven hours, and pets and their pet carriers should weigh no more than a combined weight of 20 lbs. Also, pets should be healthy and at least eight weeks old to ride on trains to Philadelphia from Boston. They should stay in their pet carrier throughout the trip, which should be placed beneath your seat. Ensure that your pet paperwork is ready before departure time.

How much does a train ticket from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia cost?

A ticket from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia for this week starts from $52 one-way. This month, the average cost of a train ticket from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia is $195 one-way.

How long is the train ride from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia?

It takes 4h 50m to get from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia by train. The time it takes to travel between these two locations can vary by up to 0h 52m, depending on whether your train has stops or different departure times. Consider Amtrak for the quickest available option to your destination.

When should I purchase the train tickets from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia?

The cost of a train from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia is about $195 one-way this week. Our data shows that prices are fairly stable throughout the next 3 months. You can book now to make sure your seat is secured.

Which train companies operate between Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia?

Amtrak are viable options. Check times and availability for Amtrak, as it was recently the cheapest train available traveling from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia from $104 round-trip.

How far is Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia by train?

The straight-line distance from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia is 270.0 mi, but the actual distance you’ll travel by train depends on the route taken. In terms of time, a normal route is around 4h 50m.

What is the carbon footprint of a train from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia?

63lb is the average carbon footprint of traveling from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia by train. Choosing the train for this trip reduces your carbon footprint by about 77% vs. flying. A bus from Boston Logan Intl to Philadelphia has a carbon footprint of about 40lb.

Is a train the fastest way to get from Boston to Philadelphia?

The quickest way is to book a flight from Boston to Philadelphia, which can be as quick as 1h 30m onboard American Airlines. You can also get a train from Boston to Philadelphia, or a bus from Boston to Philadelphia which can take you longer to arrive at your destination.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from Boston to Philadelphia?

A flight from Boston to Philadelphia is currently going to be the least expensive option currently available. You can also find deals for a train from Boston to Philadelphia starting at $104, or consider a bus from Boston to Philadelphia starting at $70. Both of these alternative options are worth considering when looking to reach your destination.


Amtrak trains from Boston to Philadelphia

Our best Amtrak deals on Boston to Philadelphia train tickets
Amtrak
Sep 12
ZTO3:15 pmBoston South Station
5h 53m
ZFV9:08 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Sep 13
ZFV12:26 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
9h 21m
ZTO9:47 amBoston South Station
Amtrak
Aug 12
ZTY6:51 pmBoston Back Bay
5h 28m
ZTN12:19 amTrenton
Aug 19
ZTN6:27 pmTrenton
5h 43m
ZTY12:10 amBoston Back Bay
Amtrak
Oct 11
ZTY1:56 pmBoston Back Bay
5h 55m
ZFV7:51 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Oct 14
ZFV5:58 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 01m
ZTY11:59 amBoston Back Bay

Popular train routes to Philadelphia

Most frequently searched train routes to Philadelphia, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to Philadelphia from New York
Fastest travel time0h 34m
Cheapest price$20
Trains to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C.
Fastest travel time1h 30m
Cheapest price$20
Trains to Philadelphia from Richmond
Fastest travel time4h 34m
Cheapest price$48
Trains to Philadelphia from Providence
Fastest travel time4h 18m
Cheapest price$62
Trains to Philadelphia from Baltimore
Fastest travel time1h 00m
Cheapest price$12
Trains to Philadelphia from New Haven
Fastest travel time3h 02m
Cheapest price$66
Trains to Philadelphia from Charlotte
Fastest travel time10h 37m
Cheapest price$178
Trains to Philadelphia from Orlando
Fastest travel time20h 12m
Cheapest price$169
Trains to Philadelphia from Atlanta
Fastest travel time16h 47m
Cheapest price$236
Trains to Philadelphia from Miami
Fastest travel time25h 38m
Cheapest price$242
Trains to Philadelphia from Jacksonville
Fastest travel time16h 37m
Cheapest price$306
Trains to Philadelphia from Chicago
Fastest travel time25h 56m
Cheapest price$174

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Fastest travel time14h 56m
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Fastest travel time2h 30m
Cheapest price$50
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Fastest travel time0h 32m
Cheapest price$10
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Fastest travel time11h 13m
Cheapest price$74
Trains from Boston to Wilmington
Fastest travel time5h 20m
Cheapest price$70
Trains from Boston to Chicago
Fastest travel time22h 15m
Cheapest price$214
Trains from Boston to New Haven
Fastest travel time1h 54m
Cheapest price$30

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