There are 8 ways to get from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station Acela / ...

$93 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus via Philadelphia  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York, NY Boston - NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station Ny

$74 - $114

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, MA to Manhattan, NY Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St. to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. New York to Wilmington

$82 - $111

Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens 336.5 miles

$30 - $50

Subway to Boston, fly to Philadelphia  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the subway from Alewife to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL

$199 - $445

Bus to Manchester, fly to Philadelphia  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MHT - PHL

$280 - $642

Subway, train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the subway from Alewife to South Station
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  3. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL

$232 - $605

Fly Boston to Baltimore, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$115 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens is to subway and fly which costs $190 - $450 and takes 4h 13m.

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The distance between Alewife Station and Longwood Gardens is 295 miles. The road distance is 336.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens without a car is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs $90 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens is 336 miles. It takes approximately 6h 5m to drive from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Longwood Gardens. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 295 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Alewife Station, MA, USA and Longwood Gardens, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alewife Station to Longwood Gardens via Manhattan, NY, 34 St - Penn Station, 28 St, Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St., and Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. in around 8h 22m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $170
Business Class Seat
$120 - $230
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Alewife to South Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Boston / South Station Trains to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Cambridge, MA to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gobuses.com
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St. to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
GoToBus
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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