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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Prince Edward Island by plane, bus, train, car ferry, car or bus and ferry

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 Charlottetown  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Charlottetown (YYG) BOS - YYG

$266 - $1,114

Cheapest option

Fly to Moncton, bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Moncton (YQM) BOS - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Amherst, NS
  3. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Summerside

$167 - $437

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry, drive  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  3. Drive from Yarmouth to Caribou, NS
  4. Take the car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI
  5. Drive from Wood Islands, PEI to Charlottetown

$167 - $304

Bus, drive, bus and ferry  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Caribou, Maine
  3. Drive from Caribou, Maine to Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive

$253 - $270

Bus, bus and ferry  •  27 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
  2. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive

$276 - $345

Drive  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Charlottetown 636.8 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Prince Edward Island is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Prince Edward Island is to fly which costs $260 - $1,200 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Prince Edward Island. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Confederation Centre via Gare d'autocars de Montréal, Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy and Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 34 min.

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The distance between Boston and Prince Edward Island is 480 miles. The road distance is 636.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Prince Edward Island without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 27 h 34 min and costs $270 - $350.

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It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Boston to Prince Edward Island, including transfers.

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Boston to Prince Edward Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Charlottetown Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Boston to Prince Edward Island bus services, operated by Autobus Les Sillons, arrive at Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive station.

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Prince Edward Island is 1 h ahead of Boston. It is currently 10:04 PM in Boston and 11:04 PM in Prince Edward Island.

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  • Distance: 480.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 7 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Prince Edward Island, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and Delta fly from Boston to Charlottetown hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Montreal, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton Airport to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Amherst, NS to Summerside
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Book at
maritimebus.com
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Caribou, Maine
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$171
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$203
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.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, Ma to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
intercar.ca
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$80
Adult Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$107
Vehicle Off-Peak
$149
Vehicle Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$199
Car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Prince Edward Island is 637 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to drive from Boston to Prince Edward Island.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Boston Airport to Charlottetown Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Prince Edward Island. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $10.

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