There are 3 ways to get from Hartford to Boston by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...

$11 - $40

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak Shuttle / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$123 - $312

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Boston 101.4 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Boston is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Boston is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Hartford and Boston is 93 miles. The road distance is 101.4 miles.

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The bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Boston, Ma. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hartford to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Hartford Amtrak and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak via New Haven Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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Hartford to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at South Station.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Boston.
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  • Distance: 93.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Hartford to Boston every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Boston via New Haven Union Station Amtrak in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Harford, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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