There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly from Boston  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL

$88 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Philadelphia

$32 - $50

5 alternative options

I-93 to Manchester, fly  •  3 h 38 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

$170 - $489

Train to Providence, fly  •  4 h 3 min

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

$126 - $396

Train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$170 - $436

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 15 min

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

$42 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 319 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA?

American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) hourly. Tickets cost $160 - $430 and the journey takes 5 h 12 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Bus operators
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Megabus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL)?

The distance between Boston and Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 446 km. The road distance is 510 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL)?

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL)?

The quickest way to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $85 - $300.

Is there a direct train between Boston and Philadelphia Airport (PHL)?

No, there is no direct train from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Airport Terminal A via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL)?

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL), including transfers.