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There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Stratford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$108 - $283

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Bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New Haven, CT Boston / ...

$19 - $59

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Stratford 151.6 miles

$14 - $22

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Stratford

$76 - $290

Fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Stratford

$88 - $337

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Stratford is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Stratford is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Stratford. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Stratford via New Haven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Boston and Stratford is 135 miles. The road distance is 151.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Stratford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $100 - $290.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Boston to Stratford, including transfers.

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Boston to Stratford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Stratford is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $100 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $60 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Boston to Stratford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Stratford.
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  • Distance: 134.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Stratford, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Stratford hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $270 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Boston to Stratford 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $17
Off-peak onboard
$21 - $23
Onboard
$22 - $30
At station
$20 - $23
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
boltbus.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 New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Stratford is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Boston to Stratford.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Stratford. Prices start at $85 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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