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There are 10 ways to get from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or subway

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Train

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Boston

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Philadelphia to Brookline

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

Drive

  1. Drive from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music

Line 109 bus to Philadelphia, fly to Boston

  1. Take the line 109 bus from Chester Rd & College Av to 6th St & Welsh St - Chester Tran Ctr
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS)

Line 109 bus to Philadelphia, fly to Providence, train

  1. Take the line 109 bus from Chester Rd & College Av to 6th St & Welsh St - Chester Tran Ctr
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD)
  3. Take the train from Providence to Boston

Fly Philadelphia to Manchester, bus

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

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Swarthmore to Gray 30th Street
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St-Herald Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  4. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)

Train to Newark, fly to Boston

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

Train to Baltimore, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Boston (BOS)

Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music by walk and train

The journey time between Swarthmore College and Berklee College of Music is around 6h 44m and covers a distance of around 334 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. Services are operated by SEPTA, Amtrak Acela and Amtrak Northeast Regional. Typically 123 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

123 Weekly Services
6h 44m Average Duration
$24 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music is to night bus which costs $23 - $70 and takes 9h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music is to line 109 bus and fly. Taking this option will cost $45 - $260 and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music. However, there are services departing from Chester Rd & College Av and arriving at Boston, MA via 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal, Philadelphia Bus Station and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music. However, there are services departing from Swarthmore and arriving at Boston via Philadelphia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 44m.

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The distance between Swarthmore College and Berklee College of Music is 280 miles. The road distance is 318.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music without a car is to train which takes 6h 44m and costs $24 - $340.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music, including transfers.

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Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia Bus Station.

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Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The best way to get from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music is to train which takes 6h 44m and costs $24 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 8h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music.
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  • Distance: 280.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Swarthmore College, PA, USA and Berklee College of Music, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela operates a train from Philadelphia to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $330 and the journey takes 5h 12m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music via Chester Rd & College Av, 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal, 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal, Chestnut St & 12th St, Philadelphia Bus Station, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, NY, and Boston, MA in around 8h 52m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $450
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $290
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$45 - $170
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$85 - $300
Business Seat - Adult
$95 - $330
First Class - Child 2-12
$130 - $250
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$230 - $450
First Class - Adult
$260 - $490
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $90
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Train from Philadelphia to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$23 - $75
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $130
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $150
First Class - Child 2-12
$70 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $230
First Class - Adult
$140 - $250
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$24 - $80
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $150
Business Class Seat
$80 - $200
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Train from Philadelphia to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $12
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Swarthmore to Gray 30th Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St-Herald Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $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.

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 Bus Station to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Philadelphia to Brookline
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$27 - $60
Adult Advance Purchase
$22 - $35
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Chester Rd & College Av to 6th St & Welsh St - Chester Tran Ctr
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
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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