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There are 9 ways to get from Allentown to Boston by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to Newark, Nj 4692
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$144 - $381

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to New York Eastbound Allentown / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$38 - $115

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Bus, train via New York  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to New York Eastbound Allentown / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$62 - $210

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Hellertown, PA to New York, NY Kutztown to NYC / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$48 - $77

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Allentown to Boston 300.8 miles

$29 - $45

Bus to Newark, fly  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$88 - $336

Bus to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS

$112 - $336

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to New York
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$79 - $306

Bus to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to New York
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$82 - $344

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The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Boston is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Allentown to Boston is to bus and fly which costs $85 - $340 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Allentown to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Allentown, PA and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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The distance between Allentown and Boston is 261 miles. The road distance is 300.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Boston without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $140 - $390.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Allentown to Boston, including transfers.

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Allentown to Boston bus services, operated by Trans-bridge Lines, depart from Allentown, PA station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Allentown to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Allentown to Boston is 301 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Allentown to Boston.

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Map of how to get from Allentown to Boston.
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  • Distance: 260.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Allentown, PA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Allentown to Boston via New York and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7 h 46 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $270
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Allentown, Pa to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
Website
biebergroup.com
Bus from Hellertown, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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