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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Plymouth Harbor by ferry, bus or plane

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Ferry  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the ferry from Boston to Provincetown Ferry Terminal Boston-P Town / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Provincetown, MA to Plymouth, MA Fast Ferry

$76 - $99

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Bus, ferry  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Hyannis Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Transportation Center, Hyannis, MA to Chamber of Commerce & MacMillan Pier. Provincetown, MA
  3. Take the ferry from Provincetown, MA to Plymouth, MA

$69 - $83

2 alternative options

Ferry via World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA Fast Ferry
  2. Take the ferry from Provincetown, MA to Plymouth, MA Fast Ferry

$117

Fly, ferry  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Provincetown (PVC) BOS - PVC
  2. Take the ferry from Provincetown, MA to Plymouth, MA

$292 - $448

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Plymouth Harbor is to bus and ferry which costs $65 - $85 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Plymouth Harbor is to ferry which costs $75 - $100 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Boston to Plymouth Harbor. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Plymouth, MA via Provincetown, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Boston and Plymouth Harbor is 33 miles.

The best way to get from Boston to Plymouth Harbor without a car is to ferry which takes 4h 5m and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Boston to Plymouth Harbor, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Provincetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Provincetown Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Plymouth Harbor. 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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Map of how to get from Boston to Plymouth Harbor.
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  • Distance: 33.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Plymouth Harbor, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Boston to Plymouth Harbor. However, you can take the ferry to Provincetown Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Provincetown, MA, then take the ferry to Plymouth, MA. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from Boston to Plymouth Harbor via MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA and Provincetown, MA in around 4h 11m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Provincetown
Ave. Duration
32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Phone
(508) 746-0378
Email
info@p-b.com
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
p-b.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Transportation Center, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Transportation Center, Hyannis, MA to Chamber of Commerce & MacMillan Pier. Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Boston Harbor Cruises
Phone
+1-877-733-9425
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Boston to Provincetown Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com
Adult
$64
Senior
$60
Child
$41
P-Town Ferry
Website
captjohn.com
Ferry from Provincetown, MA to Plymouth, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
captjohn.com
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captjohn.com
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com

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