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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4h 48m

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

$25 - $55

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Train  •  6h 13m

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

$46 - $103

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Northampton, MA Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Northampton to Troy River Front St, NY

$31 - $60

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Boston to Troy 172.8 miles

$16 - $25

Fly, line 22 bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Broadway & Peter D Kiernan Plaza to Ferry St & 3rd St

$186 - $397

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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 Broadway & Peter D Kiernan Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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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 which takes 4h 48m and costs $25 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Boston to Troy, including transfers.

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Boston to Troy bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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The best way to get from Boston to Troy is to bus which takes 4h 48m and costs $25 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Boston to Troy bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Troy River Front St, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Troy.
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  • Distance: 137.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Troy every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 10m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Troy once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
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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Contact Details
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
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
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 Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Northampton, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Northampton to Troy River Front St, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Broadway & Peter D Kiernan Plaza to Ferry St & 3rd St
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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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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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Troy. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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