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There are 10 ways to get from Elmira to Boston by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via New York  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY 207 / ...
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station

$75 - $205

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Bus, train  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$66 - $99

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Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY
  3. Take the bus from Schenectady, Ny to Boston South Buses 220 / ...

$67 - $762

Bus, train #2  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
  4. Take the train from Worcester to Boston / South Station Trains

$79 - $775

Drive  •  6h 12m

  1. Drive from Elmira to Boston 362.5 miles

$35 - $55

Bus to Rochester, fly  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Rochester, NY
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Boston (BOS) ROC - BOS

$110 - $301

Bus to Syracuse, fly  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Destiny USA
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Boston (BOS) SYR - BOS

$116 - $358

Bus to Ithaca, fly  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
  2. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Boston (BOS) ITH - BOS

$102 - $337

Bus, bus to Buffalo, fly  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Rochester, NY
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street to Buffalo Airport, NY
  3. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS

$98 - $352

Bus to Harrisburg, fly  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Harrisburg Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Boston (BOS) MDT - BOS

$192 - $232

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The cheapest way to get from Elmira to Boston is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Elmira to Boston is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $360 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elmira to Boston. However, there are services departing from Elmira, NY and arriving at Boston South Buses via Binghamton, NY and Schenectady, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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The distance between Elmira and Boston is 296 miles. The road distance is 362.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Elmira to Boston without a car is to bus and train via New York which takes 9h 40m and costs $75 - $210.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Elmira to Boston, including transfers.

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Elmira to Boston bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, depart from Elmira, NY station.

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Elmira to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elmira to Boston is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6h 12m to drive from Elmira to Boston.

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  • Distance: 296.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 40m

What companies run services between Elmira, NY, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Elmira to Boston via Binghamton, NY, Schenectady, NY, and Schenectady, Ny in around 10h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Flights from Syracuse to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$354
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$354
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $310
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Detroit, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Syracuse to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $310
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 New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to Boston / South Station Trains
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $700
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $700
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Binghamton, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Schenectady, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $55
Online Fare
$18 - $26
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $35
Standard Fare
$32 - $37
Refundable
$41 - $44
Bus from Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street to Buffalo Airport, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$9 - $14
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $22
Standard Fare
$19 - $22
Refundable
$26 - $29
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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