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There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil by plane, night bus, car, train, bus or taxi

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Fly Boston to Pittsburgh, night bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BOS - PIT
  2. Take the night bus from Pittsburgh to Punxsutawney

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Fly Boston to Altoona, drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Altoona (AOO) BOS - AOO
  2. Drive from Altoona to Punxsutawney Phil

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Fly Boston to Dubois  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Dubois (DUJ) BOS - DUJ

Train to Providence, fly to Pittsburgh, night bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PVD - PIT
  3. Take the night bus from Pittsburgh to Punxsutawney

Fly Boston to Harrisburg, bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Harrisburg (MDT) BOS - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College
  3. Take the bus from State College Amtrak Bus Stop to Du Bois

Train, taxi  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Tyrone Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Tyrone Amtrak to Punxsutawney Phil

Train, bus  •  14h 26m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Newark
  2. Take the train from Newark to Harrisburg
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College 731
  4. Take the bus from State College Amtrak Bus Stop to Punxsutawney

Bus  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Monroeville, PA
  3. Take the bus from Monroeville Amtrak Bus Stop to Punxsutawney

Bus via Williamsport  •  17h 7m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Williamsport, Pa 11
  3. Take the bus from Williamsport, Pa to State College, Pa 815
  4. Take the bus from State College Amtrak Bus Stop to Punxsutawney

Drive  •  8h 49m

  1. Drive from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil 509.2 miles

Boston (BOS) to Dubois (DUJ) flights

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The cost-effective way to get from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil is to fly and drive, which costs $55 - $180 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil is to fly which costs $130 - $330 and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Punxsutawney via New York and Monroeville Amtrak Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 15m.

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The distance between Boston and Punxsutawney Phil is 422 miles. The road distance is 509.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil without a car is to train and taxi which takes 11h 34m and costs $170 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil, including transfers.

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Boston to Punxsutawney Phil bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil is to fly which takes 5h 29m and costs $130 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 44m.

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Boston to Punxsutawney Phil bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Punxsutawney station.

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  • Distance: 421.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Punxsutawney Phil, PA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Southern Airways Express and five other airlines fly from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil via New York, New York, Monroeville, PA, Monroeville Amtrak Bus Stop, and Punxsutawney in around 15h 15m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Boston to Dubois via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Boston to Dubois via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Boston to Dubois via Newark, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Boston to Dubois via Montreal, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Boston to Dubois via Reagan Washington, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Boston to Dubois via Baltimore, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Boston to Dubois via Washington Dulles, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Boston to Dubois via Detroit, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Boston to Altoona via Massena, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Boston to Altoona via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Boston to Altoona via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Boston to Altoona via Toronto, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Boston to Altoona via New York La Guardia, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Boston to Altoona via Newark, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Breeze Airways
Website
flybreeze.com
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $50
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$29 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $95
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Train from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$45 - $170
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$85 - $300
Business Seat - Adult
$95 - $330
First Class - Child 2-12
$130 - $250
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$230 - $450
First Class - Adult
$260 - $490
Train from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $140
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $240
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $270
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $370
First Class - Adult
$220 - $400
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Train from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$24 - $80
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $150
Business Class Seat
$80 - $200
Train from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$21 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$70 - $170
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Tyrone Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Newark to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $85
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Pittsburgh to Punxsutawney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak
Bus from State College Amtrak Bus Stop to Du Bois
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Amtrak
Bus from State College Amtrak Bus Stop to Punxsutawney
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Amtrak
Bus from Monroeville Amtrak Bus Stop to Punxsutawney
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Amtrak
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from State College, Pa to Dubois, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Williamsport, Pa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from Williamsport, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
trailways.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Monroeville, PA
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tyrone Amtrak to Punxsutawney Phil
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Punxsutawney Phil is 509 miles. It takes approximately 8h 49m to drive from Boston to Punxsutawney Phil.

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