There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Carlisle by plane, bus, train or car

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, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Harrisburg (MDT) BOS - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Hanover St & High St

$174 - $576

Cheapest option

Bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$54 - $117

4 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$193 - $496

Train via New York Penn Station  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$118 - $264

Bus Lucky Star Bus  •  11 h 26 min

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

$56 - $58

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Carlisle 403.6 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Carlisle is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Carlisle is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $600 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Boston and Carlisle is 353 miles. The road distance is 403.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Boston to Carlisle, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Hanover St & High St via New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa and Market Square Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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

You can take a train from Boston to Carlisle via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, Harrisburg Amtrak, and Market Square Transfer Center in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Carlisle via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Market Square Transfer Center in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Hanover St & High St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
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
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 New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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