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There are 6 ways to get from Back Bay to Harvard University by taxi, plane, bus, train, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, fly  •  6h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Back Bay to Sydney
  2. Fly from Sydney (YQY) to Boston (BOS) YQY - BOS

$322 - $652

Cheapest option

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  19h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Wagmatcook to North Sydney, NS
  2. Drive from North Sydney, NS to Yarmouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
  4. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma

$207 - $345

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  39h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Wagmatcook to Halifax
  2. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma

$276 - $468

Bus, train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station  •  43h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Wagmatcook to Halifax
  2. Take the train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
  3. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station

$323 - $595

Drive  •  13h 33m

  1. Drive from Back Bay to Harvard University 801.1 miles

$100 - $160

Bus, drive, car ferry via Logan Airport  •  20h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Wagmatcook to North Sydney, NS
  2. Drive from North Sydney, NS to Yarmouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
  4. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport

$221 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Back Bay to Harvard University is to drive which costs $130 - $210 and takes 13h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Back Bay to Harvard University is to taxi and fly which costs $420 - $900 and takes 6h 37m.

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The distance between Back Bay and Harvard University is 916 km. The road distance is 1281.8 km.

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The best way to get from Back Bay to Harvard University without a car is to bus and train which takes 39h 28m and costs $360 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Back Bay to Harvard University, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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Harvard University is 1h behind Back Bay. It is currently 5:19 PM in Back Bay and 4:19 PM in Harvard University.

Yes, the driving distance between Back Bay to Harvard University is 1282 km. It takes approximately 13h 33m to drive from Back Bay to Harvard University.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Sydney Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 750+ hotels available in Harvard University. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Back Bay to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 572.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Back Bay, NS, Canada and Harvard University, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Back Bay to Harvard University. However, you can take the taxi to Sydney airport, fly to Boston, take the walk to Terminal C - Arrivals Level, take the bus to South Station, take the walk to South Station, take the subway to Harvard, then take the walk to Harvard University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Back Bay to Harvard University via Wagmatcook, Halifax, Halifax, Montréal, Station Bonaventure, Station Berri-UQAM, Montreal, Pq, Boston, Ma, South Station, and Harvard in around 39h 28m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Halifax, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Halifax, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Sydney to Boston via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Montréal
Ave. Duration
22h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $380
Train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
Ave. Duration
21h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$120 - $140
Economy
$150 - $210
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Business
$270 - $370
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 St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Wagmatcook to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Wagmatcook to North Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
maritimebus.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 Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$80
Adult Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$107
Vehicle Off-Peak
$149
Vehicle Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$199
Other operators
Taxi from Back Bay to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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