There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Erie 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 Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa

$94 - $402

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Erie, Pa 4175

$55 - $140

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Fly to Cleveland, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Cleveland (CLE) BOS - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Erie Amtrak

$104 - $288

Fly to Pittsburgh, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BOS - PIT
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa

$115 - $333

Fly to Rochester, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Erie Amtrak

$158 - $546

Train  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Erie Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$85 - $240

Drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Erie 545.5 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Erie is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Erie is to fly and bus which costs $90 - $410 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Erie, Pa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Erie Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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The distance between Boston and Erie is 464 miles. The road distance is 545.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Erie without a car is to train which takes 12 h 20 min and costs $85 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Boston to Erie, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Erie.
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  • Distance: 464.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Erie, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Erie once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $240 and the journey takes 12 h 20 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Erie hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $140 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
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 Cleveland Amtrak to Erie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Erie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Boston South Station to Erie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
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.

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 Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Boston, Ma to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $140

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