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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Gettysburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Market St. at 5th St. to GB Transit Center 15N

$193 - $498

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Bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Market St. at 5th St. to GB Transit Center 15N

$50 - $119

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Newark Penn Station  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Market St. at 5th St. to GB Transit Center 15N

$169 - $450

Bus  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA
  3. Take the bus from Market St. at 5th St. to GB Transit Center 15N

$57 - $63

Drive  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Boston to Gettysburg 425.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Harrisburg (MDT) BOS - MDT
  2. Take the bus from 2nd St. at Market St. to GB Transit Center

$174 - $571

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Gettysburg is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Gettysburg is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $600 and takes 6h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Gettysburg. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at GB Transit Center via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa and Market St. at 5th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 52m.

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The distance between Boston and Gettysburg is 368 miles. The road distance is 425.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Gettysburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 11m and costs $190 - $500.

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It takes approximately 10h 11m to get from Boston to Gettysburg, including transfers.

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Boston to Gettysburg bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 44m.

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Boston to Gettysburg bus services, operated by Rabbit Transit, arrive at GB Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Gettysburg is 425 miles. It takes approximately 7h 32m to drive from Boston to Gettysburg.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Gettysburg.
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  • Distance: 367.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Gettysburg via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Market St. at 5th St. in around 11h 52m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $270
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Rabbit Transit
Phone
+1 800-632-9063
Website
rabbittransit.org
Bus from Market St. at 5th St. to GB Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
rabbittransit.org
Bus from 2nd St. at Market St. to GB Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
rabbittransit.org
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
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Gettysburg. Prices start at $65 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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