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

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Bus, 0313-0403  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the 0313-0403 from Albany, NY to Catskill, NY - P & R Albany

$48 - $88

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Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Hudson Amtrak Adirondack / ...

$81 - $161

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak Adirondack / ...

$177 - $432

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Catskill 168.3 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Albany, line 214 bus, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the line 214 bus from State St & Eagle St to East St & Herrick St
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Hudson Amtrak

$225 - $466

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak

$110 - $364

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Catskill is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Catskill is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Boston and Catskill is 145 miles. The road distance is 168.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Catskill without a car is to bus and 0313-0403 which takes 5 h 50 min and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Boston to Catskill, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Boston to Catskill is to bus and 0313-0403 which takes 5 h 50 min and costs $45 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $170 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Catskill is 168 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Boston to Catskill.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Catskill. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Catskill.
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  • Distance: 144.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Catskill via Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany Bus Terminal, Albany, NY, and Catskill, NY - P & R in around 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Catskill via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and Hudson Amtrak in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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

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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 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 Hudson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from New York Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Hudson
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$24 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
Train from New York to Hudson
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
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 Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Catskill, NY - P & R
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Eagle St to East St & Herrick St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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