Shortest travel time:
4 h 56 m
Longest travel time:
6 h 51 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$150
Avg. daily departures:
17
Earliest departure:
05:05
Latest departure:
21:30
Boston
Boston train station
Boston South Station
700 Atlantic Ave, Boston, United States
517 km
Philadelphia
Philadelphia train station
30th Street Station
2955 Market Street (PA) , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Boston to Philadelphia Train Information

Among the top choices for traveling from Boston to Philadelphia is taking a fast and modern train. All high-speed trains running between the cities were designed to offer the passengers everything they might need for a pleasant journey, including several travel classes to choose from, fast travel times (the journey takes about 6 hours), and an extensive timetable with up to 17 daily departures. Fantastic onboard amenities are also at your service during the ride. The trains from Boston to Philadelphia boast light and spacious carriages, equipped with cushy seats, and offer plenty of legroom and generous luggage space. Big panoramic windows are perfect for admiring the spectacular views along the way. Another reason to opt for a train ride from Boston to Philadelphia is that the train stations are located close to the city centers and are conveniently accessible by public transport, making it very easy to get around.

Boston to Philadelphia Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
4 hrs 56 min
6 hrs 9 min
05:05
11:10
10
Afternoon trains
5 hrs 1 min
6 hrs 2 min
12:10
16:15
6
Night trains
6 hrs 51 min
6 hrs 51 min
21:30
21:30
1

Trains on Boston - Philadelphia Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
Amtrak
Amtrak
Regional train
5 hrs 47 min
$150
8
Amtrak
Acela
High-speed train
4 hrs 56 min
$235
9