There are 7 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.

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Fly to Harrisburg, bus  •  5 h 30 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 - $566

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Philadelphia, Pa 2561 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$51 - $125

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Fly to Baltimore, bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa

$58 - $263

Train  •  9 h 34 min

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

$193 - $496

Train via Newark Penn Station  •  9 h 55 min

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

$167 - $215

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

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Hanover St & High St via Philadelphia, Pa and Market Square Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 36 min.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 9 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Boston to Carlisle, including transfers.

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Boston to Carlisle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Carlisle is to train which takes 9 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 41 min.

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Boston to Carlisle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Harrisburg, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Carlisle is 404 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to drive from Boston to Carlisle.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 353.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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, Harrisburg Amtrak, and Market Square Transfer Center in around 9 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Carlisle via Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Market Square Transfer Center in around 10 h 36 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station 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 Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Boston, Ma to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
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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