There are 3 ways to get from Boston to Northampton by bus, 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

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. 277 / ...

$22 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited

$50 - $98

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. 101 miles

$9 - $15

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Northampton, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Northampton every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Northampton once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Northampton is 130 km. The road distance is 162 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Northampton is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Northampton is to drive which takes 1 h 50 min and costs $9 - $15.

No, there is no direct train from Boston to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Northampton Amtrak via Springfield Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Northampton, MA via Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Boston to Northampton, including transfers.