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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Finger Lakes by bus, train, 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.

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Bus OurBus  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton(or Syracuse)-Albany-Boston route
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Geneva, NY

$55 - $87

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY Rochester / ...

$33 - $51

4 alternative options

Bus via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Geneva, NY 300

$74 - $141

Drive  •  6h 18m

  1. Drive from Boston to Finger Lakes 364.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Rochester, bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY

$156 - $505

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY

$123 - $423

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Finger Lakes is to train and bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 12h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Finger Lakes is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $550 and takes 5h 54m.

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The distance between Boston and Finger Lakes is 306 miles. The road distance is 364.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Finger Lakes without a car is to bus which takes 9h 11m and costs $50 - $90.

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It takes approximately 9h 11m to get from Boston to Finger Lakes, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Finger Lakes is 364 miles. It takes approximately 6h 18m to drive from Boston to Finger Lakes.

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Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Finger Lakes. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Finger Lakes.
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  • Distance: 305.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Finger Lakes via Ithaca, NY, Boldt Hall, College @ Mitchell, Ithaca, NY, and Geneva, NY in around 9h 11m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Geneva, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Geneva, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York, Ny to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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