There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Guilford by train, bus 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

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$106 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct 2561 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct 2021 / ...

$29 - $68

2 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New London Union Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from New London to Guilford Shore Line East Train

$79 - $195

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Guilford 141.3 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Guilford is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 25 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Boston to Guilford is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 25 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Guilford. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at State St and Boston Post Rd via Hartford, Ct, Union Ave and Union Station and Church St and George St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Guilford. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Guilford via New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

More details

The distance between Boston and Guilford is 112 miles. The road distance is 141.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Boston to Guilford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $100 - $280.

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Boston to Guilford, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

Boston to Guilford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

More details

The best way to get from Boston to Guilford is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $70 and takes 5 h 11 min.

Mode details

Boston to Guilford bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Haven, Ct station.

More details

Boston to Guilford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

More details

Map of how to get from Boston to Guilford.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 112.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Guilford, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Guilford every 2 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $270 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Guilford via Hartford, Ct, New Haven, Ct, Union Ave and Union Station, George St and Temple St Garage, and Church St and George St in around 5 h 11 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New London to Guilford
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
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 Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.