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Train  •  5h 39m

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

$79 - $249

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Bus  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Boston "Greyhound"

$40 - $53

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Bus via New York  •  7h 44m

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

$47 - $87

Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Quincy 312.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Philadelphia to Boston, train  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS
  2. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

$86 - $258

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$61 - $338

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$131 - $466

Fly Philadelphia to Manchester, bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Manchester (MHT) PHL - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

$172 - $386

Fly Philadelphia to Providence, train  •  5h 22m

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

$94 - $417

Philadelphia to Quincy by bus and train

The journey time between Philadelphia and Quincy is around 9h 8m and covers a distance of around 320 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 56m. Operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound USA and MBTA, the Philadelphia to Quincy service departs from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 46 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 8m
Fastest journey time:
6h 56m
Journey distance:
320 miles
Services per week:
46
Cheapest price:
$51
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia to Quincy bus and train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Quincy is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Philadelphia to Quincy is to fly and train which takes 3h 42m and costs $85 - $260.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Quincy Center via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 39m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Quincy is 270 miles. The road distance is 312.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs $75 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Philadelphia to Quincy, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Quincy is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs $75 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Philadelphia to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 270.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Boston South Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $180 - $250 and the journey takes 5h 11m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Quincy via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, South Station, Boston, MA, and South Station in around 7h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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 Philadelphia to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$180 - $250
First Class
$250 - $390
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$95 - $140
First Class
$110 - $230
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
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 Philadelphia to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $220
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Amtrak

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 Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Philadelphia to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New York to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Quincy is 312 miles. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Philadelphia to Quincy.

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

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There are 331+ hotels available in Quincy. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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