Duration 5h 43m
Distance 304.8 miles
Average price $65
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Philadelphia and Cambridge takes 5h 43m and the fastest train takes 5h 2m. There is a train service every few hours from Philadelphia to Cambridge. 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 • 5h 15m

  1. 30th Street Train Station
  2. Cambridge
5h 15m
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$45 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 30th Street Train Station station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Cambridge is 271 miles. The road distance is 304.8 miles.

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Philadelphia to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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Philadelphia to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia and Cambridge?

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Cambridge every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 15m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Estimated price
$6 - $12

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