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

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Bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Worcester, Ma 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA Peter Pan

$36 - $55

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Train, bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Boston / South Station Trains to Southborough Framingham/Worcester Line
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA Peter Pan

$31 - $48

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$45 - $62

Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from Boston to Williams College 158.1 miles

$15 - $23

Fly, drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rutland (RUT) BOS - RUT
  2. Drive from Rutland to Williams College

$88 - $149

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Williams College is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Williams College is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Williams College. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA via Union Station, Worcester, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Boston and Williams College is 113 miles. The road distance is 158.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Williams College without a car is to bus which takes 5h 6m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Boston to Williams College, including transfers.

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Boston to Williams College bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Williams College is to bus which takes 5h 6m and costs $35 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5h 25m.

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

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Boston to Williams College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Williams College.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Williams College, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Williams College via Worcester, Ma, Union Station, Worcester, MA, and Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA in around 5h 6m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 49m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Rutland
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
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 Pittsfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Boston / South Station Trains to Southborough
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
MBTA
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 South Buses to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Williams College is 158 miles. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from Boston to Williams College.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Rutland Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Williams College. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $11.

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