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There are 7 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

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Bus  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Utica, NY
  2. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse to Buffalo

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) BOS - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Exhibition GO to Niagara Falls GO

Fly to Toronto, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Toronto (YYZ) BOS - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls GO

Train  •  15h 43m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Buffalo Depew Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

Bus, train  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Albany "Greyhound"
  2. Take the train from Schenectady to Niagara Falls VIA Rail

Drive  •  8h 7m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge 756.7 km

Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge by bus and walk

The journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Rainbow Bridge is around 32h 9m and covers a distance of around 810 km. This includes an average layover time of around 22h 23m. The fastest journey normally takes 23h 17m. Operated by Logan Express, OurBus, Trailways New York and others, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge service departs from Terminal C + Arrivals and arrives in Rainbow Bridge. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
9h 45m
Layover time:
22h 23m
Total time:
32h 9m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
23h 17m
Journey distance:
810 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$80
Carbon emissions:
100 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:32
Last service departs at:
07:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge bus and walk schedules

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International entry into Canada from United States

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Conditions of entry into Canada from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
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The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rainbow Bridge is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rainbow Bridge is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rainbow Bridge is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Canada.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $420 and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge. However, there are services departing from Terminal C + Arrivals and arriving at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St via Boston, MA, Utica, NY, Syracuse and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 24m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Rainbow Bridge is 662 km. The road distance is 756.7 km.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge without a car is to bus which takes 13h 24m and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge is to bus which takes 13h 24m and costs $60 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $150 and takes 15h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 28m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge.
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  • Distance: 662.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Rainbow Bridge, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge via Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA, Utica, NY, Syracuse, NY, Syracuse, Buffalo, Ellicott St & MTC, and Rainbow Blvd & 1st St in around 13h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge via Copley Place across from Back Bay station, Boston, Buffalo Depew Station, Niagara Falls Amtrak Station, Main St & Bath Ave, and 3rd St & Ferry Ave in around 15h 43m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $550
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $430
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Exhibition GO to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
GO Transit
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $40
Business
$86 - $92
Economy
$52 - $54
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$17 - $30
Business
$73 - $77
Economy
$40 - $42
EconomyPlus
$35 - $55
Train from Schenectady to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $85
Business
$130 - $180
Economy
$100 - $120
EconomyPlus
$160 - $240
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 Boston to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Utica, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Syracuse to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $80
Bus from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $85

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge is 757 km. It takes approximately 8h 7m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Rainbow Bridge.

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JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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