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There are 7 ways to get from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Philadelphia Acela / ...

$84 - $266

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Bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Philadelphia Megabus Stop Boston

$37 - $58

5 alternative options

Bus via New York  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY OurBus
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA Peter Pan / ...

$45 - $81

Drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) 327.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Boston, line 117 bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the line 117 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University

$84 - $251

Train to Providence, fly, line 117 bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Ruggles to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  3. Take the line 117 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University

$90 - $310

Tram, bus to Manchester, fly, line 117 bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the tram from Longwood Medical Area to Boylston
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  3. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MHT - PHL
  4. Take the line 117 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University

$166 - $380

Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Longwood Medical Area and Penn State University (Station) is around 7h 25m and covers a distance of around 340 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 34m. Operated by MBTA, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) service departs from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave and arrives in Penn State University. Typically 74 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 25m
Fastest journey time:
6h 34m
Journey distance:
340 miles
Services per week:
74
Cheapest price:
$84
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:47
Last service departs at:
21:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) bus, train and subway schedules

Departing Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Longwood Medical Area → Penn State University (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 9h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) is to fly and line 117 bus which takes 5h 14m and costs $80 - $260.

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No, there is no direct bus from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station). However, there are services departing from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave and arriving at Penn State University via Boston, MA, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, Market St & 11th St and 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 18m.

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The distance between Longwood Medical Area and Penn State University (Station) is 282 miles. The road distance is 327.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) without a car is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs $80 - $270.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station), including transfers.

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Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs $80 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 9h 37m.

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

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Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA.

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Map of how to get from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station).
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  • Distance: 282.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Longwood Medical Area, MA, USA and Penn State University (Station), PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Philadelphia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $180 - $250 and the journey takes 4h 55m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Boston South Buses to Philadelphia Megabus Stop twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$180 - $250
First Class
$240 - $390
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $220
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Ruggles to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Tram from Longwood Medical Area to Boylston
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
boltbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station) is 327 miles. It takes approximately 5h 50m to drive from Longwood Medical Area to Penn State University (Station).

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

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