There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Canton by plane, bus, car or train

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

Fly to Massena, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Massena (MSS) BOS - MSS
  2. Take the bus from Massena, NY to Canton, NY

$100 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Destiny USA to Canton, NY

$62 - $127

5 alternative options

Fly to Saranac Lake, drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Saranac Lake (SLK) BOS - SLK
  2. Drive from Saranac Lake to Canton

$68 - $160

Fly to Syracuse, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Syracuse (SYR) BOS - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Canton, NY

$157 - $610

Fly to Ottawa, train, drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ottawa (YOW) BOS - YOW
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Brockville
  3. Drive from Brockville to Canton

$125 - $362

Train, bus  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Canton, NY

$85 - $192

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Canton 371.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Canton is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Canton is to fly and drive which costs $65 - $160 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Boston and Canton is 259 miles. The road distance is 371.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Boston to Canton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Canton. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Canton, NY via S State St & E Genesee St and Destiny USA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 22 min.

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Canton via Syracuse, Ny, S State St & E Genesee St, and Destiny USA in around 12 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Saranac Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Boston to Massena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Saranac Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Brockville
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Massena, NY to Canton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Canton, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Canton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Canton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
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 Boston, Ma to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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