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

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Springfield, Ma 277 / ...

$23 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 5 min

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

$50 - $98

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Northampton 101 miles

$9 - $15

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

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

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The distance between Boston and Northampton is 81 miles. The road distance is 101 miles.

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

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station 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 5 min.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Northampton. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Boston to Northampton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at South Station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 81.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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 every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Northampton once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 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
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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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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