There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Plum Island by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Newburyport, MA Boston MA-Dover NH / ...

$40 - $53

Cheapest option

Train, line 54 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from North Station to Newburyport Newburyport/Rockport Line
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Newburyport Commuter Rail Station to Nicholas J. Costello Transportation Center, Amesbury 54

$7 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston to Amesbury 40.4 miles

$250 - $300

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Amesbury 40.4 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Plum Island is 33 miles. The road distance is 40.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Plum Island without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Boston to Plum Island, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Plum Island is 40 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Boston to Plum Island.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Plum Island. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Plum Island.
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  • Distance: 33.3 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Plum Island, MA, USA?

C&J Bus operates a bus from Boston to Amesbury hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 50 min. Amtrak also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Bus 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Boston Sth, MA to Newburyport, MA
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Merrimack Valley Transit
Phone
+1 978-469-6878
Website
mvrta.com
Bus from Newburyport Commuter Rail Station to Nicholas J. Costello Transportation Center, Amesbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
mvrta.com
Other operators
Taxi from Boston to Amesbury
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$250 - $300
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Website
bpdnews.com
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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