Drive from Philadelphia to Boston

If you love American history, Philadelphia and Boston are two of the best cities in the country to visit. Both have plenty of historic sites and buildings dating back to the colonial days, each with a unique story to share. Additionally, the drive between the two takes you through some fascinating parts of the country. When you're ready to explore the history and adventures to be found between these two stalwarts of the Northeast, all you need to do is pack up your rental car and head out on this road trip from Philadelphia to New York, New Haven, Hartford and finally to Boston. Be prepared for the open road by visiting our checklist of road trip essentials.

Drive Time from Philadelphia to Boston: approximately 5 hours 20 min
Distance from Philadelphia to Boston: approximately 310 miles
Best car for this road trip: Standard SUV


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