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There are 4 ways to get from Framingham to Amherst College by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Framingham to Springfield Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA Peter Pan

$23 - $38

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Union Station, Worcester, MA  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from West Natick to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA Peter Pan

$18 - $29

2 alternative options

Train Amtrak, bus  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Framingham Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA Peter Pan

$36 - $72

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Framingham to Amherst College 74.6 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Framingham to Amherst College is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Framingham to Amherst College is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Framingham to Amherst College. However, there are services departing from Framingham and arriving at Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA via Union Station, Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Framingham and Amherst College is 57 miles. The road distance is 74.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Framingham to Amherst College without a car is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs $23 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Framingham to Amherst College, including transfers.

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Framingham to Amherst College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Framingham station.

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Framingham to Amherst College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Framingham to Amherst College is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Framingham to Amherst College.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Amherst College. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Framingham to Amherst College.
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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

What companies run services between Framingham, MA, USA and Amherst College, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Framingham to Amherst College via Springfield, Union Station, Springfield, MA, and Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA in around 3h 15m.

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 Framingham Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Framingham to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com

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