There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Plymouth by train, bus, car or plane

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, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Boston South Station Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center Bos

$173 - $445

Cheapest option

Bus via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from South Station - Boston to Exit 5 P&B Bus Center - Plymouth

$41 - $113

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Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Boston, Ma 2552 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center Bos

$45 - $98

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Plymouth 315.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Philadelphia to Boston, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Logan International Airport to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center

$102 - $315

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Logan International Airport to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center

$91 - $361

Fly Philadelphia to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Manchester (MHT) PHL - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center

$185 - $520

Fly Philadelphia to Worcester, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Worcester (ORH) PHL - ORH
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center

$161 - $800

Fly Philadelphia to Providence, train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center

$137 - $566

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Plymouth is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Plymouth is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $320 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center via Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Plymouth is 274 miles. The road distance is 315.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Plymouth without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 46 min and costs $170 - $450.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Philadelphia to Plymouth, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 274.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Plymouth, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Plymouth via Boston, Ma and Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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 Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $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
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
p-b.com
Bus from South Station - Boston to Exit 5 P&B Bus Center - Plymouth
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
p-b.com
Bus from Logan International Airport to Plymouth, MA - Park/Ride Lot, Exit 5 Info.Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
p-b.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 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
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
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