There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst by bus, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Springfield, Ma 2008 / ...

$27 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Amherst, MA

$22 - $34

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Shuttle / ...

$51 - $105

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst 166.6 miles

$16 - $24

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Springfield, Ma

$86 - $307

Fly Newark to Hartford, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Hartford (BDL) EWR - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Springfield, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street

$161 - $397

Fly Newark to Boston, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Springfield, Ma

$93 - $354

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Amherst, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst via New Haven, New Haven Union Station Amtrak, Springfield Amtrak, and Springfield, MA in around 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Boston, Ma to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst?

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Amherst is 217 km. The road distance is 267 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst?

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst?

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst is to drive which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $16 - $24.

Is there a direct bus between Grand Central Terminal and Amherst?

No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street via Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst?

It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Amherst, including transfers.