There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Prince Edward Island by plane, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, train or car

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 8 min

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

$266 - $1,124

Cheapest option

Fly to Halifax, bus, car ferry  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Halifax (YHZ) BOS - YHZ
  2. Take the bus from Halifax Airport, NS to New Glasgow, NS
  3. Take the car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI

$138 - $396

5 alternative options

Fly to Moncton, bus  •  10 h 21 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 to Summerside

$173 - $456

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

$279 - $348

Bus, train  •  30 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Amherst
  3. Take the bus from Amherst to Charlottetown

$142 - $414

Train, bus  •  37 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Amherst
  4. Take the bus from Amherst to Charlottetown

$292 - $836

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 8 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 8 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 4 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Prince Edward Island.
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  • Distance: 480.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 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
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Boston to Halifax via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Moncton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Halifax
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Amherst
Ave. Duration
18 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$85 - $130
Economy
$150 - $220
Economy Plus
$220 - $300
Business
$230 - $320
Business Plus/Sleeper
$410 - $600
Train from Saint-Lambert to Amherst
Ave. Duration
18 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$85 - $130
Economy
$150 - $210
Economy Plus
$210 - $300
Business
$230 - $320
Business Plus/Sleeper
$410 - $600
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton Airport to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Amherst to Summerside
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax Airport, NS to New Glasgow, NS
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Amherst to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
maritimebus.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
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
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
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@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
$206
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
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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