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There are 4 ways to get from Colchester to Boston by taxi, train, bus, tram or car

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Taxi, train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to New London Union Station
  2. Take the train from New London Union Station to Boston South Station Northeast Regional / ...

$147 - $310

Cheapest option

Line 914 bus, bus, tram  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the line 914 bus from Main St and Colchester Town Green to Central Row and O S H 914
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Newton, MA
  3. Take the tram from Riverside to Government Center D

$15 - $16

2 alternative options

Line 914 bus, bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the line 914 bus from Main St and Colchester Town Green to Central Row and O S H 914
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...

$18 - $26

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Colchester to Boston 111.9 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Boston is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Boston is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Boston. However, there are services departing from Main St and Colchester Town Green and arriving at Boston, Ma via Hartford, Ct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Colchester and Boston is 85 miles. The road distance is 111.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Boston without a car is to taxi and train which takes 2h 53m and costs $140 - $310.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Colchester to Boston, including transfers.

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Colchester to Boston bus services, operated by CT Transit, depart from Main St and Colchester Town Green station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Boston is 112 miles. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Colchester to Boston.

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There are 869+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 85.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Colchester to Boston via Central Row and O S H and Hartford, Ct in around 3h 30m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Riverside to Government Center
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and Colchester Town Green to Central Row and O S H
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $50
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Hartford, CT to Newton, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Website
gobuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Rose city Taxi
Phone
+1 860-886-2226
Website
rose-city-taxi.com
AAA Cab and Livery
Phone
+1 860-623-8888
Website
aaacab.net

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