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Train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston

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Amtrak
Direct
5h 40m
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Direct
5h 13m
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Direct
6h 12m
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Direct
5h 36m
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Direct
5h 43m
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Direct
5h 45m
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Philadelphia to Boston train information

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

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$58

ONE-WAY FROM

$29

AVG TRAVEL TIME

6h 03m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from Philadelphia to Boston found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $58
The best one-way train deal from Philadelphia to Boston found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $29
Average time it takes to travel by train from Philadelphia to Boston
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Book round-trip train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Jul 5
11:54 amTrenton
5h 35m
5:29 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 7
6:26 amBoston Back Bay
5h 33m
11:59 amTrenton
Amtrak
Jul 5
2:27 pmTrenton
5h 48m
8:15 pmBoston South Station
Jul 7
6:20 amBoston South Station
5h 39m
11:59 amTrenton
Amtrak
Jul 20
11:24 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 12m
5:36 pmBoston South Station
Jul 24
1:40 pmBoston South Station
5h 50m
7:30 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Sep 16
8:05 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 18m
2:23 pmBoston Back Bay
Sep 18
5:45 amBoston Back Bay
5h 45m
11:30 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Sep 16
8:05 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 25m
2:30 pmBoston South Station
Sep 18
9:40 amBoston South Station
5h 52m
3:32 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
Amtrak
Jul 14
11:24 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 05m
5:29 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 17
1:45 pmBoston Back Bay
5h 45m
7:30 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station

Book one-way train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Philadelphia to Boston 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
Jun 28
5:38 amTrenton
5h 40m
11:18 amBoston South Station
Amtrak
Jun 28
7:15 amTrenton
5h 13m
12:28 pmBoston Back Bay
Amtrak
Jun 12
1:39 pmTrenton
6h 12m
7:51 pmBoston Back Bay

FAQs for booking trains from Philadelphia to Boston

Trains from Philadelphia to Boston are available from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and North Philadelphia Train Station. Philadelphia to Boston trains use Boston Back Bay and Boston South Station as the arrival stations in Boston. You can also access trains to Boston from Philadelphia from Trenton Train Station. This station is a short drive from the Philadelphia city center. Passengers can get Philadelphia to Boston trains any day as there are daily departures from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to both Boston South Station and Boston Back Bay.

Most trains from Philadelphia to Boston are offered by Amtrak trains. Two train lines run from Philadelphia to Boston: the Amtrak Acela Express and the Amtrak Northeast Regional. Those traveling on Amtrak Boston-bound trains from Philadelphia get free Wi-Fi on board to keep them browsing throughout the journey. Generally, the Amtrak Acela Express is one of the fastest trains to Boston from Philadelphia and has newer and more spacious carriages. This makes it a favored choice for most travelers. However, the specific on board amenities vary depending on the class of travel. The economical and comfortable Coach Class comes with large adjustable seats, overhead reading lights, overhead storage compartments, and foldable tray tables. It also offers leg rests and ample legroom for enhanced comfort during the trip. However, these Coach Class seats are not on the Acela Express trains. Business Class offers more comfort with reclining seats, extra legroom for stretching out, and complimentary food and non-alcoholic drinks service. Passengers with First Class tickets are treated to a one-by-two seating system that creates more room for relaxation and enhances comfort.

Each Amtrak ticket for Philadelphia to Boston trains allows you to bring up to four bags, two personal items not more than 25 lbs, and two carry-on bags under 50 lbs. Amtrak requires travelers to repack any overweight bag to weigh under 50 lbs. Passengers can purchase the repacking boxes at staffed stations. Additionally, a fee will be charged for any item above the allowable limit, and each ticket holder is permitted to have a maximum of two excess items. However, infant items like strollers are not included when determining the acceptable limit. You can keep your items with you, under the seats, in the overhead storage racks, or in any designated baggage compartment. Lastly, ensure you attach a tag with your name and address on all your bags.

Although most trains to Boston from Philadelphia welcome pets on board, the pet policies vary depending on the company. Amtrak carries a maximum of five pets per train, with each passenger allowed to bring only one pet. The weight of the pet and the pet carrier should not be more than 20 lbs. The pet should be at least two months old and be harmless, odorless, and not disruptive during the train ride. Amtrak allows only one pet per person. Additionally, service animals are welcome for free on Amtrak trains from Philadelphia to Boston.

The Amtrak Acela Express and the Amtrak Northeast Regional are the two Amtrak trains serving Philadelphia to Boston. The latter makes more stops than the Acela Express. The stops you’ll make depend on the train line you’ll use. Some of the common stopover stations include Trenton Transit Center, Metropark Station, Newark, Pennsylvania, Rochelle Station, Stamford, Bridgeport, New Haven Union Station, and Old Saybrook.

You can purchase a ticket from Philadelphia to Boston within the week and expect to pay $29 or more one-way.

The most time-efficient journey by train from Philadelphia to Boston currently available is 5h 53m. The time it takes to travel between these two locations can vary by up to 0h 10m, depending on whether your train has stops or different departure times. Amtrak is one of the fastest options available.

There is a train traveling between Philadelphia and Boston which is Amtrak and currently our only available option.. The cheapest Amtrak is what we have recently available with prices starting at $58 round-trip.

At 1h 15m, choosing to opt for a flight from Philadelphia to Boston for this trip versus opting for a train from Philadelphia to Boston or a bus from Philadelphia to Boston can save you time on travel.

Taking a train to your destination is the cheapest option we’ve found in the past few days. The cheapest price we’ve found for this option is $58, making it less expensive than a flight from Philadelphia to Boston and cheaper than a bus from Philadelphia to Boston.

While Boston Logan Intl is 270.0 mi away from Philadelphia, the distance by train is longer depending on the route. The train takes 5h 53m, typically.


Amtrak trains from Philadelphia to Boston

Our best Amtrak deals on Philadelphia to Boston train tickets
Amtrak
Jul 5
11:54 amTrenton
5h 35m
5:29 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 7
6:26 amBoston Back Bay
5h 33m
11:59 amTrenton
Amtrak
Jul 20
11:24 amPhiladelphia 30th Street Station
6h 12m
5:36 pmBoston South Station
Jul 24
1:40 pmBoston South Station
5h 50m
7:30 pmPhiladelphia 30th Street Station

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