There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Elmira by plane, train, bus 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  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) BOS - ELM

$182 - $796

Cheapest option

Bus via New York, Ny  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

$61 - $171

4 alternative options

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

$117 - $261

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA South Station to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

$65 - $122

Train Amtrak, bus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Schenectady, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

$86 - $176

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Elmira 362.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Elmira is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Elmira is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $180 - $800.

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The distance between Boston and Elmira is 474 km. The road distance is 580 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Elmira, NY via New York, Ny and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Boston to Elmira hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Elmira via New York, Ny, Binghamton, Ny, and Binghamton, NY in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Richmond, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Buffalo, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Columbus, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
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
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
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 Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
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
Bus from Schenectady, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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

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