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There are 5 ways to get from Boston to North Adams by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Springfield 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to North Adams, MA

$29 - $69

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Train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$3 - $29

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Pittsfield, Ma 3737

$22 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Boston to North Adams 130.3 miles

$12 - $19

Fly, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to North Adams, MA

$196 - $422

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to North Adams is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to North Adams is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to North Adams. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at North Adams, MA via Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Boston and North Adams is 108 miles. The road distance is 130.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to North Adams without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $29 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Boston to North Adams, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to North Adams is to bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $29 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $2 - $30 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Boston to North Adams bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at North Adams, MA station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to North Adams.
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  • Distance: 107.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and North Adams, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to North Adams via Springfield and Springfield, MA in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to North Adams once daily, and the journey takes 3 h 49 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
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 Pittsfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to North Adams, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to North Adams, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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, Ma to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Boston, Ma to Pittsfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to North Adams is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Boston to North Adams.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in North Adams. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $10.

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