There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Allentown by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA Westbound New York / ...

$38 - $111

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Train, bus via New York  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA Westbound New York / ...

$93 - $201

Train, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Allentown, Pa 4693

$140 - $187

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Bethlehem, PA Westbound New York

$56 - $87

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Allentown 303.4 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA

$78 - $310

Fly Boston to Newark, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Newark Airport to Allentown, PA

$87 - $340

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the bus from 30th Station to Allentown

$116 - $339

Fly Boston to New York JFK, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Allentown, Pa

$108 - $374

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  3. Take the bus from 30th Station to Allentown

$155 - $435

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Allentown. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Allentown, PA via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Boston and Allentown is 261 miles. The road distance is 303.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Allentown without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Boston to Allentown, including transfers.

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Boston to Allentown bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Boston to Allentown bus services, operated by Trans-bridge Lines, arrive at Allentown, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Allentown is 303 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to drive from Boston to Allentown.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Allentown. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Allentown.
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  • Distance: 260.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Allentown, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Allentown via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York in around 6 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$120 - $160
Business Class
$190 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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 Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Newark, Nj to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from New York to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from New York to Bethlehem, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Newark Airport to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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