There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Cortland 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  •  8 h 33 min

  1. 252 / ...

$163 - $449

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. 277 / ...
  2. 4141 / ...

$46 - $109

7 alternative options

Bus via Albany, NY  •  9 h 43 min

  1. 252 / ...

$59 - $121

Train Amtrak, bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. 317 / ...

$83 - $234

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. 340.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 21 min

  1. BOS - ITH

$302 - $906

Fly to Syracuse, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. BOS - SYR

$153 - $596

Fly to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. BOS - ROC

$148 - $504

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. BOS - BUF

$107 - $408

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Cortland via Syracuse, Ny in around 8 h 37 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston to Cortland hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via New York La Guardia, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Rochester, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Columbus, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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 46 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 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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
Economy Plus
$70 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
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
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Coach USA
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA South Station to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Cortland is 421 km. The road distance is 545 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Cortland is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Cortland is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $150 - $600.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Cortland. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Cortland via Syracuse, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Boston to Cortland, including transfers.