There are 3 ways to get from Boston to Shelter Island by train, car ferry or bus

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Shelter Island, NY, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Boston to Shelter Island every 3 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Old Saybrook Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New London
Avg. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from New London to Orient Point
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
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Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Boston to Shelter Island?

The distance between Boston and Shelter Island is 178 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Boston to Shelter Island?

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Shelter Island is to bus and car ferry which costs $70 and takes 6 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Boston to Shelter Island?

The quickest way to get from Boston to Shelter Island is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs $120.

How long does it take to get from Boston to Shelter Island?

It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Boston to Shelter Island, including transfers.