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

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Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells 3522 / ...

$64 - $91

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Downeaster

$78 - $118

Bus, taxi  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Dover, NH Boston MA-Dover NH
  2. Take a taxi from Dover, NH to Alfred

$168 - $213

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Alfred 91.5 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Alfred is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Alfred is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Boston and Alfred is 80 miles. The road distance is 91.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Alfred without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Boston to Alfred, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Boston to Alfred is to bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $60 - $95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Alfred is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Boston to Alfred.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Alfred. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Alfred.
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  • Distance: 79.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Alfred, ME, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Alfred 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Alfred 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
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
Train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 Boston, Ma to Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Dover, NH to Alfred
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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