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.

Recommended option

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 40 min

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

$93 - $388

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h

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

$55 - $140

5 alternative options

Fly to Cleveland, train  •  6 h 38 min

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

$104 - $274

Fly to Pittsburgh, bus  •  8 h 15 min

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

$122 - $341

Fly to Rochester, train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$158 - $532

Train  •  12 h 58 min

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

$85 - $240

Drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Erie 545.5 miles

$50 - $80

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 58 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Erie hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $140 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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
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 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Train operators
Amtrak
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 39 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 Amtrak to Erie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 58 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Erie is 743 km. The road distance is 873 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Boston to Erie is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $90 - $390.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Erie Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 58 min.

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.

It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Boston to Erie, including transfers.