Find train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia

BOS — PHL
May 11 — May 181
1 adult
Sat 5/11
Sat 5/18

Good to know

Cheapest day to travel

Sunday

Most expensive day to travel

Wednesday

Average price (round-trip)

$100

Average price (one-way)

$47
Train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia are on average 9% less expensive on Sundays
Train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia are on average 9% more expensive on Wednesdays
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Top tips for finding Boston to Philadelphia train tickets

  • Trains from Boston to Philadelphia offer travel classes depending on seating and privileges. First-class seating is available exclusively on Acela from Boston to Philadelphia, and customers get complimentary at-seat meal service, access to station lounges, faster trips, and wider seats. Business class features reserved one-by-two seating, conference tables, reclining seats, extra legroom, adjustable tray tables, and fewer stops. Coach class costs less, and it offers reserved seating where travelers can get upper-level seats with great views of the route.
  • Taking a train from Boston to Philadelphia is a great way of viewing the beautiful scenery between the two cities. A train gets you in the heart of Philadelphia, saving you the hassle of commuting from the station to the city. Coach class tickets cost a lot less than flights along the route. When taking a train from Boston to Philadelphia, travelers do not have to worry about traffic or arriving at the station a few hours before departure time for security checks. You can still get to the station one hour or thirty minutes before the scheduled time and still catch your ride.
  • The train station of departure for the trains from Boston to Philadelphia is Boston South Station. It houses elevators, restrooms, and ticket sales offices for disabled passengers. There are vending machines, Quik-Trak kiosks, and ATMs. Travelers can wait at the Metropolitan Lounge before their journeys. There are washrooms at the Grand Concourse. Travelers will find several commercial bus services to get them to their preferred destinations.
  • Amtrak from Boston to Philadelphia allows checked luggage for all passengers. All passengers are limited to two carry-on items and two personal items. Travelers can also bring two extra bags, which are charged per piece of luggage. Personal baggage has to weigh under 26 pounds and at most measure 14*11*7 inches. Checked luggage has to be under 50 pounds and be smaller than 28*22*14 inches. Bags over the size and weight limit have to be repacked to fit the required standard. Bags have to be tagged with their holder’s name and items. Passengers can only store bags in their designated compartments, overhead racks, or under the seat but never on an empty seat.
  • 25% of our users found round-trip train tickets from Boston to Philadelphia for $179 or less.
  • You will generally catch the best train deals if you travel in the morning.
  • The cheapest train from Boston to Philadelphia was found 82 days before departure, on average.

FAQs when traveling from Boston to Philadelphia by train

  • Is there Wi-Fi on trains from Boston to Philadelphia?

    Yes. Amtrak offers free Wi-Fi at the station and on board to keep passengers connected and entertained. However, the Wi-Fi does not have enough connectivity to stream large file content.

  • Is there a restaurant on board for trains from Boston to Philadelphia?

    Most trains on the Boston-Philadelphia route have restaurants that offer a wide range of dining options. Travelers can get sitting areas with wide tables at the restaurant to enjoy meals.

  • Are Pets allowed on trains from Boston to Philadelphia?

    Yes. Amtrak lets passengers bring along small dogs and cats. They have to weigh under 20 pounds, and each passenger is limited to only one pet. Amtrak only allows up to five pets per train, and passengers are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Pets must be confined in carriers that stay under the passenger’s seats. Pets on board have to be older than eight weeks.

  • Which is the arrival train station for trains from Boston to Philadelphia?

    The arrival train station for trains from Boston to Philadelphia is Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station. It has several transport services to transfer you from your location from the station. Passengers with disabilities can find wheelchairs and wheelchair lifts at the station. The station houses a waiting room, a water fountain, a ticket office, and a parking lot. There are elevators to get you from the concourse to the platforms. There are food vending machines where travelers can grab snacks. It also features restrooms, ATMs, and Quik-Trak kiosks for travelers to make a purchase.

  • How long is a train journey to Philadelphia from Boston?

    The train journey from Boston to Philadelphia takes 5h 43m on average and covers a distance of 269 miles.

  • What train companies travel from Boston to Philadelphia?

    Amtrak is the only train operator serving this route.

Book Amtrak tickets from Boston to Philadelphia (round-trip)

7/31Wed
nonstopAmtrak
5h 45mZTY-ZFV
8/1Thu
nonstopAmtrak
6h 12mZFV-ZTY
$94
8/5Mon
nonstopAmtrak
6h 06mZTY-ZFV
8/6Tue
nonstopAmtrak
5h 38mZFV-ZTY
$94
5/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
5h 47mZTO-ZFV
5/14Tue
nonstopAmtrak
6h 08mZFV-ZTO
$94
5/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
5h 42mZTY-ZFV
5/14Tue
nonstopAmtrak
6h 11mZFV-ZTY
$94
8/5Mon
nonstopAmtrak
6h 12mZTO-ZFV
8/6Tue
nonstopAmtrak
6h 32mZFV-ZTO
$94
7/31Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 12mZTO-ZFV
8/1Thu
nonstopAmtrak
6h 20mZFV-ZTO
$94
5/9Thu
nonstopAmtrak
5h 47mZTO-ZFV
5/14Tue
nonstopAmtrak
6h 08mZFV-ZTO
$113
5/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 06mZTO-ZFV
5/2Thu
nonstopAmtrak
6h 08mZFV-ZTO
$113
5/6Mon
nonstopAmtrak
5h 50mZTO-ZFV
5/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
6h 08mZFV-ZTO
$113
7/31Wed
nonstopAmtrak
5h 46mZTO-ZFV
7/31Wed
nonstopAmtrak
9h 36mZFV-ZTO
$113
4/23Tue
nonstopAmtrak
5h 50mZTO-ZFV
4/24Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 33mZFV-ZTO
$113
5/31Fri
nonstopAmtrak
5h 51mZTO-ZFV
6/3Mon
nonstopAmtrak
6h 16mZFV-ZTO
$113
6/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
5h 58mZTY-ZFV
6/21Fri
nonstopAmtrak
9h 29mZFV-ZTY
$113
5/6Mon
nonstopAmtrak
6h 06mZTO-ZFV
5/8Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 08mZFV-ZTO
$113
5/9Thu
nonstopAmtrak
5h 42mZTY-ZFV
5/14Tue
nonstopAmtrak
6h 11mZFV-ZTY
$113
5/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 01mZTY-ZFV
5/2Thu
nonstopAmtrak
6h 01mZFV-ZTY
$113
5/6Mon
nonstopAmtrak
5h 45mZTY-ZFV
5/8Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 01mZFV-ZTY
$113
7/31Wed
nonstopAmtrak
5h 44mZTY-ZFV
7/31Wed
nonstopAmtrak
9h 29mZFV-ZTY
$113
6/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
5h 58mZTY-ZFV
6/22Sat
nonstopAmtrak
6h 08mZFV-ZTY
$113
4/30Tue
nonstopAmtrak
5h 50mZTO-ZFV
5/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 08mZFV-ZTO
$113

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Book Amtrak tickets from Boston to Philadelphia (one-way)

6/4Tue
nonstopAmtrak
5h 58mZTY-ZFV
$47
6/4Tue
nonstopAmtrak
6h 12mZTO-ZFV
$47
8/1Thu
nonstopAmtrak
5h 55mZTY-ZFV
$47
6/12Wed
nonstopAmtrak
5h 46mZTO-ZFV
$47
6/12Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 04mZTO-ZFV
$47
6/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
6h 04mZTO-ZFV
$47
5/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 01mZTY-ZFV
$47
6/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
6h 04mZTO-ZFV
$47
6/12Wed
nonstopAmtrak
5h 55mZTY-ZFV
$47
5/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
6h 06mZTO-ZFV
$47
6/12Wed
nonstopAmtrak
5h 41mZTY-ZFV
$47
6/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
5h 58mZTY-ZFV
$47
8/9Fri
nonstopAmtrak
6h 06mZTO-ZFV
$47
7/13Sat
nonstopAmtrak
6h 23mZTY-ZFV
$47
6/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
5h 58mZTY-ZFV
$47
8/1Thu
nonstopAmtrak
5h 46mZTO-ZFV
$47
6/10Mon
nonstopAmtrak
6h 01mZTY-ZFV
$47
6/10Mon
nonstopAmtrak
5h 46mZTO-ZFV
$47
7/9Tue
nonstopAmtrak
5h 52mZTO-ZFV
$47
8/5Mon
nonstopAmtrak
5h 58mZTY-ZFV
$47

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