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

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Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF)
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Boston to Buffalo Depew Station
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

4 alternative options

Bus via West Albany

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany SUNY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

Train, bus via New York

  1. Take the train from Boston to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Albany
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from Boston to Olean
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Olean is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Olean is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Olean is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $440 and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Olean. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Olean, NY via Albany SUNY and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 5m.

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The distance between Boston and Olean is 380 miles. The road distance is 474.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Olean without a car is to bus via West Albany which takes 12h 5m and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Boston to Olean, including transfers.

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Boston to Olean bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 28m.

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Boston to Olean bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Olean is 474 miles. It takes approximately 8h 2m to drive from Boston to Olean.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Olean.
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  • Distance: 379.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Olean, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Olean via Albany, NY, Albany SUNY, and Binghamton, NY in around 12h 5m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $410
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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 to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Coach Erie
Phone
(814) 459-6666
Email
erie@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany SUNY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
web.coachusa.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70

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JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Olean. 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 - $13.

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