There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Hershey by plane, bus, tram, 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 Harrisburg, line 322 bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Harrisburg (MDT) BOS - MDT
  2. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave

$174 - $576

Cheapest option

Bus via New York, Ny  •  11 h 31 min

  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 to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$48 - $102

5 alternative options

Fly to Philadelphia, line 36 tram, train, line 322 bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
  4. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave

$126 - $388

Train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$193 - $496

Train via New York Penn Station  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$170 - $443

Bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Philadelphia, Pa 2561 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$51 - $125

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Hershey 377.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hershey is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Hershey is to fly and line 322 bus which costs $170 - $600 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Boston and Hershey is 325 miles. The road distance is 377.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Boston to Hershey, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Hershey. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave via Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 44 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Hershey is 377 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to drive from Boston to Hershey.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Hershey.
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  • Distance: 325.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Boston to Hershey via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, Harrisburg Amtrak, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 9 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Hershey via Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 10 h 44 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
septa.org
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
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 New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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