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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Elmira by train, bus, car or plane

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Map of how to get from Boston to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 296.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Elmira via Albany, NY and Binghamton, NY in around 10 hours 55 minutes. Alternatively, Delta and United Airlines fly from Boston to Elmira hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Avg. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Covington, Detroit
Avg. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Buffalo, Detroit
Avg. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Columbus, Detroit
Avg. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via New York JFK, Detroit
Avg. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Avg. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Avg. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
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
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Ridgewood Park & Ride to Binghamton
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Avg. 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 Albany, NY
Avg. 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
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
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Bus from Schenectady, NY to Binghamton, NY
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton, NY
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton, NY
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$27 - $40

How far is it from Boston to Elmira?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Boston to Elmira?

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Elmira is to drive which costs $45 and takes 6 hours 11 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Boston to Elmira?

The quickest way to get from Boston to Elmira is to fly which takes 6 hours and costs $480.

Is there a direct bus between Boston and Elmira?

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA South Station and arriving at Elmira, NY via Albany, NY and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 hours 55 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Boston to Elmira?

It takes approximately 10 hours 43 minutes to get from Boston to Elmira, including transfers.