There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Pennsylvania by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express

$167 - $435

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Philadelphia, Pa 2561 / ...

$30 - $85

7 alternative options

Bus Lucky Star Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA Nyc

$37

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Philadelphia 308.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Boston to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BOS - PIT

$95 - $269

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from University City to Gladstone

$99 - $310

Fly Boston to Newark, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Newark Airport to Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$86 - $336

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Philadelphia  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MHT - PHL

$182 - $503

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia  •  5 h 24 min

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

$138 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Pennsylvania is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $95 - $270.

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The distance between Boston and Pennsylvania is 575 km. The road distance is 494 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Boston to Pennsylvania, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Pennsylvania, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $160 - $430 and the journey takes 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Newark Airport to Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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