There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Bard College 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 Amtrak Acela Express, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$157 - $397

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to White Plains, NY
  2. Take the bus from Westchester - Verizon to Poughkeepsie
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$30 - $51

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$70 - $156

Bus, train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to White Plains, Ny
  2. Take the train from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$44 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Bard College 182.6 miles

$17 - $26

Fly to New York La Guardia, train, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College

$90 - $315

Fly to New York JFK, train, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College

$94 - $354

Fly to Albany, train, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College

$214 - $447

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Bard College, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Bard College via White Plains, NY, Tarrytown Rd @ Central Ave, Westchester Ave @ Wm Butcher Bridge, Westchester - Verizon, Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie - Train Station, and Red Hook - Bard College in around 8 h 29 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$19 - $21
Onboard
$19 - $27
At station
$16 - $20
Bus operators
Dutchess County Goverment, NY
Phone
(845) 473-8424
Website
co.dutchess.ny.us
Bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
co.dutchess.ny.us
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from Westchester - Verizon to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to White Plains, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Bard College is 238 km. The road distance is 292 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Bard College is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Bard College is to drive which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $17 - $26.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Bard College. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Red Hook - Bard College via Tarrytown Rd @ Central Ave, Westchester - Verizon and Poughkeepsie - Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Boston to Bard College, including transfers.