There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Hershey by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Harrisburg, line 322 bus  •  5h 49m

  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

$175 - $566

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Bus via Harrisburg Mall  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York, NY Boston - NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York 7th Ave and 27th St to Harrisburg, PA New York

$40 - $66

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Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station

$129 - $357

Train  •  9h 51m

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

$76 - $200

Train via Newark  •  10h 8m

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

$76 - $184

Bus  •  15h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$57 - $85

Drive  •  6h 43m

  1. Drive from Boston to Hershey 374.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hershey is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 43m.

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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 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Hershey. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave via New York 7th Ave and 27th St, Harrisburg Mall and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 8m.

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The distance between Boston and Hershey is 325 miles. The road distance is 374.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hershey without a car is to train which takes 9h 51m and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Boston to Hershey, including transfers.

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Boston to Hershey bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hershey is to train which takes 9h 51m and costs $75 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus via Harrisburg Mall, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 11h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 39m.

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Boston to Hershey bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Harrisburg, PA station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Hershey.
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  • Distance: 325.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

You can take a train from Boston to Hershey via 30th Street Train Station, Harrisburg Amtrak Station, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 9h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Hershey via New York 7th Ave and 27th St, Harrisburg, PA, Harrisburg Mall, Market Square Transfer Center, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 11h 8m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
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 30th Street Train Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Boston South Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
Train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $220
Train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $140
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York 7th Ave and 27th St to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
megabus.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.

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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 South Buses to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Hershey is 374 miles. It takes approximately 6h 43m to drive from Boston to Hershey.

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

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There are 144+ hotels available in Hershey. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $3 - $11.

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