There are 5 ways to get from Bury St Edmunds to Boston by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Boston National Express

$32 - $46

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$53 - $79

Train, bus via Spalding, Railway Station  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) to Spalding, Railway Station 37|InterConnect

$41 - $51

Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to King's Lynn, Transport Interchange 40
  2. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Transport Interchange to Spalding, Bus Station 505|InterConnect

$37

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Boston 73.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Boston is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Boston is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury St Edmunds station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station and arriving at Boston, Bus Station via Thetford, Bus Interchange, King's Lynn, Transport Interchange, Spalding, Bus Station and Wyberton, Pincushion Inn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bury St Edmunds to Boston. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Boston via Peterborough and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Boston is 60 miles. The road distance is 73.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Boston without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 17 min and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Bury St Edmunds to Boston, including transfers.

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Bury St Edmunds to Boston bus services, operated by Coach Services, depart from Thetford, Bus Interchange station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Boston train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Bury St Edmunds station.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Boston is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Boston.
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  • Distance: 59.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Boston, England?

You can take a train from Bury St Edmunds to Boston via Peterborough and Grantham in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Boston via Thetford, Bus Interchange, King's Lynn, Transport Interchange, Spalding, Bus Station, and Wyberton, Pincushion Inn in around 5 h 38 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) to Spalding, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Coach Services
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to King's Lynn, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Transport Interchange to Spalding, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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