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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Boston

9 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Boston South Buses

Bus via New York

  1. Take the bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA 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)

Fly Philadelphia to Providence, train

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD)
  2. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston

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

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 to Newark, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) 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 58m and covers a distance of around 332 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 32 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 54m. Services are operated by SEPTA, Amtrak Acela Express and Amtrak Northeast Regional. Typically 69 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 26m
Layover time:
32 min
Total time:
6h 58m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 54m
Journey distance:
332 miles
Services per week:
69
Cheapest price:
$24
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:41
Last service departs at:
23:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music walk and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music is to bus which costs $28 - $55 and takes 8h 46m.

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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 $55 - $260 and takes 4h 5m.

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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, Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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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 45m.

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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 45m and costs $24 - $340.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m 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 Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA.

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Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, 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 45m and costs $24 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $55 and takes 8h 46m.

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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 45m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $330 and the journey takes 5h 9m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Boston South Buses 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
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 - $440
First Class - Adult
$260 - $490
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
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
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 4 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
57 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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $13
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
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
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
boltbus.com
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
$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 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 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
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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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music is 319 miles. It takes approximately 5h 46m to drive from Swarthmore College to Berklee College of Music.

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