There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Schenectady by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Schenectady, Ny 277 / ...

$24 - $60

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$40 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Schenectady 185.6 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Schenectady, NY

$195 - $418

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Schenectady is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Schenectady is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Boston and Schenectady is 151 miles. The road distance is 185.6 miles.

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The bus from Boston, Ma to Schenectady, Ny takes 5 h 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Schenectady, Ny. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak station and arriving at Schenectady Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Schenectady every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Schenectady once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 6 h 2 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Schenectady, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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