There are 8 ways to get from Villanova University to Boston by train, plane, bus or car

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

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

$100 - $310

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Bus  •  8h 40m

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

$36 - $60

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Fly Philadelphia to Manchester, bus  •  5h 37m

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

$186 - $503

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  5h 15m

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

$89 - $373

Fly Philadelphia to Providence, train  •  6h 1m

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

$132 - $466

Train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$51 - $167

Bus via New York  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA - South Station Nyc

$38 - $67

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Villanova University to Boston 316.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Villanova University to Boston is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Villanova University to Boston is to train and fly which costs $100 - $310 and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Villanova University to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Villanova and arriving at Boston South Station via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between Villanova University and Boston is 276 miles. The road distance is 316.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Villanova University to Boston without a car is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs $50 - $170.

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

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Villanova University to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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The best way to get from Villanova University to Boston is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs $50 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 8h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Villanova University to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Map of how to get from Villanova University to Boston.
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  • Distance: 276 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Villanova University to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 22m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villanova University to Boston via Villanova, 30th Street Train Station, Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station, and New York, NY in around 8h 31m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Villanova to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $220
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 30th Street Train Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Boston / South Station Trains
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
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 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
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Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
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Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
boltbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Villanova University to Boston is 316 miles. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Villanova University to Boston.

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

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