There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Potsdam by plane, car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Saranac Lake, drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Saranac Lake (SLK) BOS - SLK
  2. Drive from Saranac Lake to Potsdam

$67 - $144

7 alternative options

Fly to Plattsburgh, drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Plattsburgh (PBG) BOS - PBG
  2. Drive from Plattsburgh to Potsdam

$76 - $180

Fly to Montreal, train, drive, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Montreal (YUL) BOS - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Cornwall
  3. Drive from Cornwall to Massena, NY
  4. Take the bus from Massena, NY to Potsdam, NY

$137 - $380

Bus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$79 - $178

Bus, train  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA South Station to Albany, NY
  2. Take the train from Schenectady to Syracuse
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$80 - $189

Train, bus  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany to Syracuse
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$100 - $249

Train, bus via Destiny USA  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany to Syracuse
  3. Take the bus from Destiny USA to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$100 - $249

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Potsdam 360.5 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Potsdam via Albany, Ny, Albany, NY, and Syracuse, NY in around 12 h 18 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Saranac Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Peninsula Airways
Website
penair.com
Flights from Boston to Plattsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Cornwall
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Schenectady to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $95
Business
$65 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $170
Train from Albany to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
Economy Plus
$70 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $180
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Massena, NY to Potsdam, NY
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Potsdam, NY - SUNY
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA South Station to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Potsdam is 407 km. The road distance is 577 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Potsdam is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Potsdam is to fly and drive which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $65 - $150.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Potsdam, NY - SUNY via Albany, NY and Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Boston to Potsdam, including transfers.