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There are 4 ways to get from Lancaster to Boston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Shirley to North Station Fitchburg Line

$34 - $44

3 alternative options

Line 30 bus, bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Walmart West Boyleston to Central Hub At Union Station 30
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Boston, MA - South Station Peter Pan / ...

$44 - $62

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lancaster to Boston 46.2 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Boston 46.2 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Boston is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lancaster to Boston is to taxi which costs $240 - $290 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Boston is 32 miles. The road distance is 46.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Boston without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Lancaster to Boston, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Boston is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can line 30 bus and bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lancaster to Boston is 46 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Lancaster to Boston.

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Map of how to get from Lancaster to Boston.
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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

What companies run services between Lancaster, MA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Lancaster to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lancaster to Boston via Walmart West Boyleston, Central Hub At Union Station, and Worcester, MA - Union Station in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
WRTA
Phone
+1 508-791-9782
Website
therta.com
Bus from Walmart West Boyleston to Central Hub At Union Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
therta.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Other operators
Taxi from Lancaster to Boston
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 508-754-3211
Website
yellowcabworcester.com
Worcester Green Cab
Phone
+1 508-459-1611
Website
worcestergreencab.com
Red Cab
Phone
+1 508-792-9999
Website
worcredcab.com

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