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Finding the right bus from Boston to Philadelphia or from Philadelphia to Boston just got a lot easier. Just use our bus search engine to find the perfect option: If you're pressed for time, pick the fastest bus, which will get you from Philadelphia to Boston in 6h 5m. If you want to travel for less, go for the most affordable option, which will only cost you $1.11. The Philadelphia to Boston bus route is operated by FlixBus, megabus US, OurBus, GotoBus, Busbud and . Just click the "Find Now" button to see all available buses and pick the best option!

Boston to Philadelphia Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$1.11
Fastest Bus6h 5m
Distance271.1 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, megabus US, BoltBus, Greyhound US, OurBus
  Bus Boston - Philadelphia    271 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-98%

The cheapest bus routes from Boston to Philadelphia

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      9:00 PM
      3:05 AM
    12 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $1.11
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      9:00 PM
      3:05 AM
    11 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $1.11
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      9:00 PM
      3:05 AM
    10 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $1.11
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      9:00 PM
      3:05 AM
    13 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $1.11
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      9:00 PM
      3:05 AM
    26 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $1.11
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      3:00 PM
      10:15 PM
    9 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $2.22
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      2:00 PM
      9:55 PM
    8 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $2.22
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      11:45 PM
      6:45 AM
    19 Feb
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      11:45 PM
      6:45 AM
    5 Feb
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      2:15 PM
      8:50 PM
    1 Feb
    BoltBusBoltBus
    from $22.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      5:15 PM
      11:50 PM
    26 Mar
    BoltBusBoltBus
    from $22.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      8:00 PM
      4:50 AM
    21 May
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $23.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      8:00 PM
      4:50 AM
    19 May
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $23.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      9:00 AM
      5:30 PM
    4 Feb
    OurBusOurBus
    from $50.00


  Carpooling Boston - Philadelphia    271 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Boston to Philadelphia

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      9:40 AM
      3:00 PM
    4 Feb
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $42.17


  Bus Philadelphia - Boston    271 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-99%

The cheapest bus routes from Philadelphia to Boston

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      12:40 AM
      6:35 AM
    13 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $1.11
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      12:40 AM
      6:35 AM
    29 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $1.11
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      5:45 PM
      1:30 AM
    2 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $2.22
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      5:45 PM
      12:30 AM
    31 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $2.22
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      11:50 PM
      6:50 AM
    23 Feb
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      11:50 PM
      6:50 AM
    28 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      11:50 PM
      6:50 AM
    4 Feb
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      11:50 PM
      6:50 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      11:50 PM
      6:50 AM
    11 Mar
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      12:40 AM
      6:35 AM
    21 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $18.31
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      11:45 PM
      7:45 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $21.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      1:00 PM
      7:45 PM
    9 Mar
    BoltBusBoltBus
    from $22.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      4:15 PM
      10:45 PM
    26 Mar
    BoltBusBoltBus
    from $22.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      3:40 PM
      10:00 PM
    4 Feb
    OurBusOurBus
    from $95.00


Current ticket prices

There's two things to look out for when it comes to choosing the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the ride from Boston to Philadelphia, they currently range from $1.11 to $14.43. It usually depends on whether you book in advance or last-minute. Number two is to compare travel times since there can be significant differences. While only needs 6h 5m for the whole journey, other companies take up to 9h 20m.

Bus stops in Boston and Philadelphia

  Stations
John F Kennedy Blvd 1401, 19102 Philadelphia (USA)
Market St 2955, 19104 Philadelphia (USA)
Market St 1018, 19107 Philadelphia (USA)
Ludlow St, west of 38th St 3802, 19104 Philadelphia (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also the greenest way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, bus companies have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to free wireless internet. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all bus companies. For instance, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by FlixBus. That way you'll be able to check your Facebook feed while on the road.

A generous baggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus companies. Your trip from Philadelphia to Boston can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Most bus companies offering intercity bus rides from Boston to Philadelphia, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the bus stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current special discounts for your Boston – Philadelphia bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Boston and Philadelphia: Useful Info

Boston
0.62 Million
Philadelphia
1.53 Million
Taxi
$5.22
$4.13
Boston
Philadelphia
A cab ride in Boston is 21% more expensive than in Philadelphia.
Local buses
$2.60
$2.25
Boston
Philadelphia
A bus fare in Boston is 14% more expensive than in Philadelphia.
Beer
$6.00
$4.00
Boston
Philadelphia
A large beer in Boston is 34% more expensive than in Philadelphia.
Water
$1.64
$2.34
Boston
Philadelphia
A bottle of water in Boston is 30% cheaper than in Philadelphia.
Meal
$13.03
$12.09
Boston
Philadelphia
A meal in Boston is 8% more expensive than in Philadelphia.
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