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There are 4 ways to get from Great Barrington to Boston by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsfield to Boston "Greyhound"

$23 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Pittsfield Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$32 - $52

Bus, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Premium Outlets, Lee, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan
  2. Take the train from Worcester to South Station Framingham/Worcester Line

$29 - $44

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Great Barrington to Boston 136.5 miles

$13 - $20

Great Barrington to Boston by bus

The bus journey time between Great Barrington and Boston is around 6h 3m and covers a distance of around 169 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 25m. Operated by Berkshire Region Transit and Greyhound USA, the Great Barrington to Boston bus service departs from Barrington Plaza and arrives in Boston. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 3m
Fastest bus time:
4h 25m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$23
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:55
Last bus departs at:
22:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Great Barrington to Boston bus schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Great Barrington to Boston is to drive, which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Great Barrington to Boston is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Great Barrington to Boston. However, there are services departing from Barrington Plaza and arriving at Boston via Pittsfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Great Barrington and Boston is 118 miles. The road distance is 136.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Great Barrington to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 5h 15m and costs $22 - $35.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Great Barrington to Boston, including transfers.

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Great Barrington to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsfield station.

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The best way to get from Great Barrington to Boston is to bus which takes 5h 15m and costs $22 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 5h 27m.

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Great Barrington to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Great Barrington to Boston is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Great Barrington to Boston.

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  • Distance: 117.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Great Barrington, MA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pittsfield to Boston once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pittsfield Amtrak Station to Boston South Station once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 52m.

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 Pittsfield Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
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 Pittsfield to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Premium Outlets, Lee, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com

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