There are 3 ways to get from Boston to West Haven by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

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

$100 - $270

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Bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct 2561 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct 2021 / ...

$27 - $60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Boston to West Haven 140.2 miles

$13 - $20

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to West Haven. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at New Haven, Ct via Hartford, Ct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at New Haven Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Boston and West Haven is 124 miles. The road distance is 140.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to West Haven without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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The train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station takes 2 h 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boston to West Haven bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to West Haven is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Boston to West Haven bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Haven, Ct station.

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Boston to West Haven 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 West Haven.
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  • Distance: 123.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to West Haven hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $270 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to West Haven via Hartford, Ct in around 3 h 16 min.

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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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
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 Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to West Haven is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Boston to West Haven.

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