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There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New York Gw Bridge "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY OurBus

$67 - $101

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Train, bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$115 - $155

Train, bus via New York  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY OurBus

$81 - $193

Bus via New York  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY Binghamton-PABT / ...

$106 - $145

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park 374.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Ithaca  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ithaca (ITH) BOS - ITH

$312 - $2,998

Fly to Syracuse, bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Syracuse (SYR) BOS - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$141 - $322

Fly to Rochester, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$106 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park is to fly and bus which takes 6h 43m and costs $140 - $330.

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The distance between Boston and Watkins Glen State Park is 300 miles. The road distance is 374.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park without a car is to bus which takes 11h 39m and costs $65 - $110.

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It takes approximately 11h 39m to get from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park is to bus which takes 11h 39m and costs $65 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $310 - $3,000 and takes 7h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 46m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Watkins Glen State Park is 375 miles. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Watkins Glen State Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 299.9 miles
  • Duration: 11h 39m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Watkins Glen State Park, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park via New York, NY, Ithaca, NY, Ithaca Commons - Seneca St, Cayuga Medical Center, and Walmart in around 11h 39m. Alternatively, American Airlines and Delta fly from Boston to Watkins Glen State Park every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Asheville, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 34m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 to New York Gw Bridge
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
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
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.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 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com

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