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There are 8 ways to get from Harriston to Boston by bus, plane, shuttle, night bus, train or car

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Bus to Toronto, fly  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto Pearson International Airport
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Boston (BOS) YYZ - BOS

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Bus  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto, ON Southampton
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Boston, MA OurBus

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Bus, shuttle to Buffalo, fly  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto Pearson International Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  3. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS

Bus to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto Pearson International Airport
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Boston (BOS) YTZ - BOS

Bus, night bus, train  •  20h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the night bus from Buffalo to Rochester
  4. Take the train from Rochester to Boston

Bus, train  •  20h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Utica
  3. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston

Bus, train via New York  •  21h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto Pearson International Airport
  2. Take the train from Oakville to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston

Drive  •  10h 43m

  1. Drive from Harriston to Boston 591.9 miles

Harriston to Boston by bus

3 Weekly Buses
16h 9m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Harriston to Boston is to bus which costs $50 - $95 and takes 16h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Harriston to Boston is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $450 and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harriston to Boston. However, there are services departing from Harriston, ON and arriving at Boston, MA via Bay St at Dundas St West and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 9m.

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The distance between Harriston and Boston is 509 miles. The road distance is 591.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Harriston to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 16h 9m and costs $50 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Harriston to Boston, including transfers.

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Harriston to Boston bus services, operated by TOK Coachlines, depart from Harriston, ON station.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Harriston to Boston bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harriston to Boston is 592 miles. It takes approximately 10h 43m to drive from Harriston to Boston.

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Map of how to get from Harriston to Boston.
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  • Distance: 508.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between Harriston, ON, Canada and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Harriston to Boston via Toronto, ON, Bay St at Dundas St West, Bay St at Front St West South Side, and Toronto, ON in around 16h 9m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Utica
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $70
Business
$100 - $140
Economy
$80 - $90
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Train from Oakville to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$80 - $110
Business
$140 - $200
Economy
$110 - $140
EconomyPlus
$210 - $300
Amtrak Acela

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $260
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $390
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Bus operators
TOK Coachlines
Phone
+1 905 738 2290
Email
info@tokcoachlines.com
Website
tokcoachlines.com
Bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto Pearson International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
tokcoachlines.com
Child - Age 5 to 11
$11 - $14
Senior
$19 - $25
Adult
$22 - $28
Bus from Harriston, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
tokcoachlines.com
Child - Age 5 to 11
$12 - $16
Senior
$22 - $29
Adult
$25 - $35
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
customerservice@megabus.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
megabus.ca
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
Night bus from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50

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