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

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Bus via SUNY Collins Circle  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Albany, NY Boston, MA - Albany, NY - Ithaca, NY

$25 - $39

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Albany, Ny 277 / ...

$27 - $36

Train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$41 - $55

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Boston to Troy 172.8 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Troy is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Troy is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Troy. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Ferry St & 3rd St via SUNY Collins Circle and Broadway & Peter D Kiernan Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Boston and Troy is 137 miles. The road distance is 172.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Troy without a car is to bus via SUNY Collins Circle which takes 4h 14m and costs $25 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Boston to Troy, including transfers.

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Boston to Troy bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Troy is to bus via SUNY Collins Circle which takes 4h 14m and costs $25 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 6h 11m.

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Boston to Troy bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Troy is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Boston to Troy.

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  • Distance: 137.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

OurBus operates a bus from Boston, MA to Albany, NY once a week. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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ourbus.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.

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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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