There are 10 ways to get from Boston to University of Pennsylvania by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 20 min

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

$160 - $430

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Bus Megabus  •  7 h 11 min

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

$35 - $60

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 48 min

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

$39 - $89

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Boston to University of Pennsylvania 310.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Boston to Philadelphia  •  3 h 33 min

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

$94 - $307

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Philadelphia  •  4 h 21 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

$177 - $496

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia  •  4 h 42 min

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

$133 - $403

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$139 - $509

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$83 - $355

Bus to Worcester, fly to Philadelphia  •  5 h 45 min

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

$180 - $932

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to University of Pennsylvania. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at 34th St & Spruce St via New York and JFK Blvd & 30th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Boston and University of Pennsylvania is 273 miles. The road distance is 310.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to University of Pennsylvania without a car is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs .

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The train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 5 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boston to University of Pennsylvania bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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Boston to University of Pennsylvania train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to University of Pennsylvania is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 48 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Boston to University of Pennsylvania bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia PA station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to University of Pennsylvania.
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  • Distance: 273.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to University of Pennsylvania hourly. Tickets cost $160 - $430 and the journey takes 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to University of Pennsylvania hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 30 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 Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Worcester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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 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
Train from Boston South Station 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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
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
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
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
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

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Boston to University of Pennsylvania train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to University of Pennsylvania is 311 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to drive from Boston to University of Pennsylvania.

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

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There are 352+ hotels available in University of Pennsylvania. Prices start at $95 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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