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

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4h 35m

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

$29 - $69

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Train  •  5h 14m

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

$1 - $16

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5h 35m

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

$22 - $48

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Boston to Williamstown 157.9 miles

$15 - $23

Fly, bus  •  6h 22m

  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 - $408

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Williamstown is to train which costs $1 - $16 and takes 5h 14m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Williamstown. However, there are services departing from South Station, Boston, MA and arriving at Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA via Union Station, Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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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 4h 35m and costs $29 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Boston to Williamstown, including transfers.

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Boston to Williamstown 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 Williamstown is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs $29 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $1 - $16 and takes 5h 14m.

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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 Williamstown 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 Williamstown.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Williamstown via Union Station, Springfield, MA in around 4h 35m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Williamstown once daily, and the journey takes 3h 49m.

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 Pittsfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Boston, Ma to Pittsfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
1h 30m
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 3h 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 50+ 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 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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