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

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Bus to Newark, fly to Boston  •  4h 43m

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

$86 - $361

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Bus via Bethlehem Transportation Center  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Bethlehem Transportation Center to New York Westbound / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...

$59 - $97

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Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Boston  •  4h 54m

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

$89 - $179

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to New York
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$119 - $295

Bus to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to New York
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$140 - $266

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Providence, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence to Boston / South Station Trains

$131 - $594

Bus, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport Eastbound / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$75 - $199

Bus  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown - Hamilton/lincoln to New York, NY Allentown
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses New York

$112

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Allentown to Boston 305.2 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Boston is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Allentown to Boston is to bus and fly which costs $85 - $370 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Allentown to Boston. However, there are services departing from Atc and arriving at Boston South Buses via Bethlehem Transportation Center and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 44m.

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The distance between Allentown and Boston is 261 miles. The road distance is 305.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Boston without a car is to bus via Bethlehem Transportation Center which takes 7h 44m and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Allentown to Boston, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Allentown to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Allentown to Boston is 305 miles. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Allentown to Boston.

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  • Distance: 260.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

You can take a bus from Allentown to Boston via Main&norths, Bethlehem Transportation Center, New York, and New York, Ny in around 7h 44m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Boston / South Station Trains
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Amtrak

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 Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $140
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to New York
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Bethlehem Transportation Center to New York
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Allentown Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Clydesdale Bus
Phone
+1-484 818-7120
Email
info@transportazumah.com
Website
clydesdaleshuttle.com
Bus from Allentown PA: 333 Hamilton Street to Philadelphia PA: 30 Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
clydesdaleshuttle.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from Allentown - Hamilton/lincoln to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com

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