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There are 8 ways to get from Elmira to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Elmira/Corning  •  4h 19m

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

$111 - $440

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Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY Olean-Binghamton
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Boston, MA Ithaca-Binghamton(or Syracuse)-Albany-Boston route

$35 - $64

6 alternative options

Bus to Ithaca, fly  •  7h 13m

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

$207 - $776

Bus to Rochester, fly  •  6h 34m

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

$150 - $485

Bus to Syracuse, fly  •  5h 49m

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

$161 - $597

Bus via Syracuse  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Destiny USA
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$57 - $86

Bus, train  •  11h 58m

  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

Drive  •  6h 12m

  1. Drive from Elmira to Boston 362.5 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 6h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Elmira to Boston is to fly which costs $110 - $440 and takes 4h 19m.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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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 which takes 7h 25m and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Elmira to Boston, including transfers.

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Elmira to Boston bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Elmira, NY station.

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The best way to get from Elmira to Boston is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs $110 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 7h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Elmira/Corning Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 49m and has one stopover.

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Elmira to Boston bus services, operated by OurBus, 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: 4h 19m

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

United Airlines, Delta and Air Canada fly from Elmira to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elmira to Boston via Binghamton, NY in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Detroit, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Detroit, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Rochester
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Syracuse to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Boston via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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Coach USA
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Book at
ourbus.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 Syracuse, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90

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More Questions & Answers

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

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There are 885+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $134 USD per night.

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

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