There are 8 ways to get from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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 14 min

  1. Acela Express

$164 - $431

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 30 min

  1. 2561 / ...

$30 - $85

6 alternative options

Bus Lucky Star Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Boston
  2. Nyc

$37

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. 308.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Boston to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 6 min

  1. BOS - PIT

$96 - $266

Subway to Boston, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. BOS - PHL

$98 - $305

Fly Manchester to Philadelphia, train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. MHT - PHL

$322 - $659

Bus to Hartford, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. BDL - PHL

$181 - $506

What companies run services between Massachusetts, 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 8 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 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Government Center to Airport
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Massachusetts and Pennsylvania is 498 km. The road distance is 494 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania is to fly and train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $320 - $700.

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.

It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania, including transfers.