There are 6 ways to get from Elmira to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Boston (BOS) ELM - BOS

$106 - $420

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Bus via New York, NY  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$55 - $88

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 23 min

  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, Ma 220 / ...

$67 - $129

Bus, train via New York Penn Station  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to New York, Ny 271
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station

$79 - $239

Bus, train Amtrak  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Boston South Station

$83 - $179

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Elmira to Boston 361.8 miles

$35 - $55

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

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The quickest way to get from Elmira to Boston is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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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, Ma via Binghamton, NY and Schenectady, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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The distance between Elmira and Boston is 296 miles. The road distance is 361.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Elmira to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 23 min and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Elmira to Boston, including transfers.

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Elmira to Boston bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Elmira, NY station.

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The best way to get from Elmira to Boston is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $100 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $130 and takes 9 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Elmira/Corning Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 36 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Elmira to Boston.
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  • Distance: 296.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

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

United Airlines and Delta fly from Elmira to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elmira to Boston via Binghamton, NY, Schenectady, NY, and Schenectady, Ny in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, Richmond
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Schenectady, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60

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

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Elmira/Corning Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 762+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $138 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Elmira to Elmira/Corning Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs $28 - $35.

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