There are 10 ways to get from Villanova University to Boston by train, plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Villanova to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS

$99 - $309

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York, NY via Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$34 - $61

8 alternative options

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$141 - $473

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$87 - $356

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$142 - $512

Fly Philadelphia to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Manchester (MHT) PHL - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$179 - $509

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Providence, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Villanova to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$184 - $555

Train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express

$164 - $435

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 10 min

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

$34 - $92

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Villanova University to Boston 315.6 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Villanova University, PA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Villanova University to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $160 - $430 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Villanova University to Boston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Villanova University and Boston is 442 km. The road distance is 505 km.

The cheapest way to get from Villanova University to Boston is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Villanova University to Boston is to train and fly which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $95 - $310.

No, there is no direct train from Villanova University to Boston. However, there are services departing from Villanova and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Villanova University to Boston. However, there are services departing from Lancaster Av & Villanova University and arriving at Boston, Ma via Coulter Av & Saint Georges Rd and Philadelphia, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Villanova University to Boston, including transfers.