There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Boston  •  2 h 50 min

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

$87 - $300

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Bus Megabus  •  7 h 31 min

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

$39 - $64

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I-93 to Manchester, fly  •  3 h 35 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  •  3 h 56 min

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

$119 - $540

Bus to Worcester, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORH - PHL

$173 - $925

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Philadelphia (PHL) BDL - PHL

$177 - $510

Train  •  5 h 39 min

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

$169 - $435

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 48 min

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

$44 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

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

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Philadelphia Airport Terminal B via Philadelphia, Pa and Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Airport Terminal A via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Boston and Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 279 miles. The road distance is 319 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL), including transfers.

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Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 28 min.

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Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).
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  • Distance: 279 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta 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 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Worcester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 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

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Book at
megabus.com

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Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 319 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Boston to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).

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

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There are 328+ hotels available in Philadelphia Airport (PHL). Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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