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

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Fly  •  2h 54m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Harrisburg (MDT) BOS - MDT

$102 - $425

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Bus  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$55 - $91

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Train  •  9h 41m

  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 15m

  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 / ...

$81 - $194

Bus via New York  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA New York-Harrisburg

$62 - $66

Drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Drive from Boston to Hershey Park 374.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hershey Park is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Hershey Park is to fly which costs $100 - $430 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Hershey Park. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at W Chocolate Ave & Ridge Rd via New York, S 13th St & Revere St and Commonwealth Ave & Walnut St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 39m.

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The distance between Boston and Hershey Park is 326 miles. The road distance is 374.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hershey Park without a car is to train which takes 9h 41m and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Boston to Hershey Park, including transfers.

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Boston to Hershey Park bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hershey Park is to fly which takes 2h 54m and costs $100 - $430. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 9h 41m, you could also bus via New York, which costs $62 - $66 and takes 12h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 38m.

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Boston to Hershey Park bus services, operated by Great Wall Bus, arrive at Harrisburg, PA station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Hershey Park.
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  • Distance: 325.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Boston to Hershey Park every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Hershey Park via 30th Street Train Station, Harrisburg Amtrak Station, Market Square Transfer Center, and W Chocolate Ave & Ridge Rd in around 9h 41m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
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 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
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 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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
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 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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.

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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
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
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 Park is 374 miles. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Boston to Hershey Park.

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

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There are 153+ hotels available in Hershey Park. Prices start at $100 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 $1 - $11.

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