There are 4 ways to get from Barnsley to Boston by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$41 - $69

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Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnsley to Skegness National Express
  2. Take the bus from Skegness, Railway Station to Boston, Spayne Road IC7|InterConnect / ...

$22 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Barnsley to Lincoln Central
  2. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station IC5|InterConnect

$36 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Barnsley to Boston 85.9 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Barnsley to Boston is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barnsley to Boston is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barnsley to Boston. However, there are services departing from Barnsley and arriving at Boston, Spayne Road via Skegness, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barnsley to Boston. However, there are services departing from Barnsley and arriving at Boston via Meadowhall, Doncaster and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Barnsley and Boston is 72 miles. The road distance is 85.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Boston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Barnsley to Boston, including transfers.

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Barnsley to Boston bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Barnsley station.

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Barnsley to Boston train services, operated by LNER, depart from Doncaster station.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Boston is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £20 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Barnsley to Boston.
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  • Distance: 72.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Barnsley, England and Boston, England?

You can take a train from Barnsley to Boston via Meadowhall, Doncaster, and Grantham in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barnsley to Boston via Skegness and Skegness, Railway Station in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Super Off-Peak Single
$26 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $34
Anytime Single
$35 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Brylaine Travel
Phone
01205 364087
Website
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Skegness, Railway Station to Boston, Spayne Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Barnsley to Skegness
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Skegness, Railway Station to Boston, Spayne Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Hunts Coaches
Phone
+44 1507 463000
Email
travel.office@hunts-coaches.co.uk
Website
hunts-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Skegness, Railway Station to Boston, Spayne Road
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
hunts-coaches.co.uk

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Barnsley to Boston bus services, operated by Brylaine Travel, arrive at Boston, Spayne Road station.

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Barnsley to Boston train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barnsley to Boston is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Barnsley to Boston.

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