There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Allentown by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  7 h 8 min

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

$140 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 25 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, Ny to Allentown, Pa 4693

$37 - $89

6 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 32 min

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

$51 - $87

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Allentown 303.4 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Newark, bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$87 - $350

Fly to New York JFK, bus  •  6 h 43 min

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

$110 - $386

Fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  7 h 2 min

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

$106 - $347

Fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 8 min

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

$111 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Allentown is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Allentown is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 22 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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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Boston to Allentown, including transfers.

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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, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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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, Ny in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$120 - $160
Business Class
$190 - $200
First Class
$291
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Bus from New York, Ny to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from New York to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from New York to Bethlehem, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Newark Airport to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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