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Duration 7h 21m
Distance 318 miles
Average price $70
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Boston and Swarthmore College takes 7h 21m and the fastest train takes 5h 35m. The train service runs several times per day from Boston to Swarthmore College. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Boston South Station
  2. Swarthmore College
7h 22m
$51 - $163

Boston to Swarthmore College train times

Trains run every four hours between Boston and Swarthmore College. The earliest departure is at 06:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Boston is at 21:30 which arrives into Swarthmore College at 07:29. All services require a transfer at Philadelphia and take an average of 7h 21m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Swarthmore College. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Swarthmore via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between Boston and Swarthmore College is 282 miles. The road distance is 318 miles.

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Boston to Swarthmore College train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Boston South Station.

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Boston to Swarthmore College train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Swarthmore College. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Boston and Swarthmore College?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 5h 54m. Amtrak also services this route every 3 hours.
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $220
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120

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