There are 10 ways to get from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts by plane, train, bus 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 Pittsburgh to Boston  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Boston (BOS) PIT - BOS

$96 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Boston, Ma 2552 / ...

$30 - $85

8 alternative options

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Gladstone to University City
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS

$101 - $307

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Gladstone to University City
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Manchester (MHT) PHL - MHT

$323 - $664

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Worcester  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gladstone to University City
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Worcester (ORH) PHL - ORH

$145 - $766

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Hartford, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gladstone to University City
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  3. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Springfield, Ma

$183 - $508

Fly Philadelphia to Providence, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD
  2. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford

$137 - $413

Train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$166 - $437

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$34 - $62

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Boston 306.2 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts is to train and fly which costs $100 - $310 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Boston, Ma. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania and Massachusetts is 311 miles. The road distance is 306.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts without a car is to train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $160 - $440.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts, including transfers.

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Pennsylvania to Massachusetts bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $95 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $440 and takes 6 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs $30 - $85 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts.
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  • Distance: 311.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania, USA and Massachusetts, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and four other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Boston hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $160 - $430 and the journey takes 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Worcester
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
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 Hartford, Ct to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Providence, RI to New Bedford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com

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