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

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

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

$20 - $50

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$35 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Pittsfield 137.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Pittsfield is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Pittsfield is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Pittsfield, Ma. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Pittsfield Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Boston and Pittsfield is 112 miles. The road distance is 137.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pittsfield without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $20 - $50.

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The bus from Boston, Ma to Pittsfield, Ma takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Boston to Pittsfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to Pittsfield train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pittsfield is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $20 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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  • Distance: 112.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Pittsfield once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Pittsfield once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Pittsfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
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, 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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Boston to Pittsfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsfield, Ma station.

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Boston to Pittsfield train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsfield Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Pittsfield is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Boston to Pittsfield.

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