Bus Boston to Philadelphia and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Philadelphia to Boston and return

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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 55m. If you want to travel for less, go for the most affordable option, which will only cost you $10.00. The Philadelphia to Boston bus route is operated by megabus US and Busbud. Just click the "Find Now" button to see all available buses and pick the best option!

Boston to Philadelphia Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$10.00
Fastest Bus6h 35m
Distance271.1 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, BoltBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines
  Bus Boston - Philadelphia    271 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-75%

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
      11:45 PM
      6:45 AM
    10 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      11:45 PM
      6:45 AM
    12 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      2:15 PM
      8:50 PM
    17 Dec
    BoltBus
    from $18.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      11:45 PM
      6:45 AM
    9 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $19.99
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      12:01 PM
      6:50 PM
    26 Dec
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $23.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      12:01 PM
      6:50 PM
    26 Dec
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $23.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      12:01 PM
      6:50 PM
    26 Dec
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $23.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      2:15 PM
      8:50 PM
    15 Dec
    BoltBus
    from $27.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      4:00 PM
      11:20 PM
    3 Mar
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $29.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      1:30 PM
      9:20 PM
    14 May
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $29.00
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      11:50 PM
      6:45 AM
    22 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      11:50 PM
      6:45 AM
    29 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      11:45 PM
      6:45 AM
    26 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99
  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      11:45 PM
      6:45 AM
    3 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99


  Carpooling Boston - Philadelphia    271 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Boston to Philadelphia

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  • Boston
    Philadelphia
      9:40 AM
      3:00 PM
    26 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $43.04


  Bus Philadelphia - Boston    271 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-75%

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
      10:55 PM
      5:55 AM
    24 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      1:55 PM
      9:20 PM
    9 Jan
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      11:45 PM
      8:45 AM
    19 Feb
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $17.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      3:00 PM
      10:20 PM
    26 Dec
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $23.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      3:00 PM
      10:20 PM
    26 Dec
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $23.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      6:30 PM
      1:15 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $29.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      6:30 PM
      1:15 AM
    1 Mar
    +1
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $29.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      6:30 PM
      1:15 AM
    6 Jan
    +1
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $29.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      1:30 PM
      8:15 PM
    19 Dec
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $29.00
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      10:55 PM
      5:40 AM
    6 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      10:55 PM
      5:40 AM
    22 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      10:55 PM
      5:55 AM
    3 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      10:55 PM
      5:55 AM
    7 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99
  • Philadelphia
    Boston
      10:55 PM
      5:55 AM
    11 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $39.99


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 $10.00 to $39.99. 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 megabus US only needs 6h 55m for the whole journey, other companies take up to 7h 15m.

Bus stops in Boston and Philadelphia

  Stations
Atlantic Ave 700, 02111 Boston (USA)
  Stations
Market St 2955, 19104 Philadelphia (USA)
Market St 1018, 19107 Philadelphia (USA)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Boston to Philadelphia can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can compare all the offers available and select the perfect bus! Go for the quickest bus if you're pressed for time, select the cheapest one if you want to get more bang for your buck or select the one that offers the best on-board amenities.

While carry-on luggage, air conditioning and extra legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some carriers go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as USB ports (sometimes in every single row) or free WiFi. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search do the rest. For instance, when you take a bus from Philadelphia to Boston, free WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by megabus US.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Boston to Philadelphia and back is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

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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