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

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Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Pittsfield, Ma 3737

$21 - $62

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Train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$37 - $98

Bus via Springfield, MA  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Springfield, Ma 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Williamstown, MA

$29 - $70

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Boston to Williamstown 157.9 miles

$15 - $23

Fly, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$194 - $415

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Williamstown. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Williamstown via Pittsfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Boston and Williamstown is 113 miles. The road distance is 157.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Williamstown without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $21 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Boston to Williamstown, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Williamstown is to bus which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $21 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $100 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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

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Boston to Williamstown bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsfield, Ma station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Williamstown.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Williamstown, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Williamstown every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Williamstown once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Pittsfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Pittsfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Boston, Ma to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Williamstown, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
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vttranslines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Williamstown is 158 miles. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Boston to Williamstown.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Williamstown. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $20.

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