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

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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Travel, fly to Boston  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Travel from Back Bay to Halifax
  2. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Boston (BOS) YHZ - BOS

$108 - $338

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Travel, fly to Manchester, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Travel from Back Bay to Halifax
  2. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Manchester (MHT) YHZ - MHT
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$278 - $976

Travel, fly to Providence, train  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Travel from Back Bay to Halifax
  2. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Providence (PVD) YHZ - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station

$169 - $1,258

Travel, fly to Hyannis, bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Travel from Back Bay to Halifax
  2. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Hyannis (HYA) YHZ - HYA
  3. Take the bus from Barnstable Municipal Airport to Boston South Station

$271 - $1,000

Travel, fly to Provincetown, ferry  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Travel from Back Bay to Halifax
  2. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Provincetown (PVC) YHZ - PVC
  3. Take the ferry from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA

$384 - $1,290

Travel, bus, car ferry, drive  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Travel from Back Bay to Porters Lake Park & Ride
  2. Take the bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
  4. Drive from Portland, ME to Congress @ World Trade Center Sta

$132 - $212

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Back Bay to Harvard University is to travel and fly which costs $140 - $440 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Back Bay to Harvard University is to travel and fly which costs $140 - $440 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Back Bay and Harvard University is 780 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Back Bay to Harvard University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Halifax Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Harvard University is 1 h behind Back Bay. It is currently 3:57 AM in Back Bay and 2:57 AM in Harvard University.

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

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There are 766+ hotels available in Harvard University. Prices start at $135 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Back Bay to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 487.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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 travel to Halifax airport, fly to Boston, take the walk to Terminal C - Arrivals Level, take the bus to South Station, take the subway to Harvard, then take the walk to Harvard University. Alternatively, you can take the travel to Halifax airport, fly to Manchester, take the taxi to Manchester Arpt, take the bus to Boston, Ma, take the walk to South Station, take the subway to Harvard, then take the walk to Harvard University.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Halifax to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Halifax to Hyannis via Boston, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,000
Flights from Halifax to Hyannis via Boston, Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,000
Flights from Halifax to Hyannis via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from Halifax to Hyannis via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,800
Flights from Halifax to Hyannis via Montreal, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,600
Flights from Halifax to Hyannis via Ottawa, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,700
Flights from Halifax to Hyannis via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Halifax to Provincetown via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,500
Flights from Halifax to Provincetown via Montreal, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $3,200
Flights from Halifax to Provincetown via Ottawa, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $3,300
Flights from Halifax to Provincetown via Toronto, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,000
Flights from Halifax to Provincetown via New York La Guardia, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Halifax to Provincetown via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Halifax to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Manchester via Boston, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Providence via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Halifax to Providence via Boston, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Providence via Toronto, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Boston via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Manchester via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Halifax to Providence via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Halifax to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Halifax to Manchester via Toronto, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Halifax to Manchester via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Halifax to Manchester via Toronto, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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 Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Barnstable Municipal Airport to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com
Boston Harbor Cruises
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Provincetown Ferry Terminal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
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

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