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

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Train  •  1h 22m

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

$34 - $45

3 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  1h 27m

  1. Take a taxi from Lancaster to Union Station, Worcester, MA
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan / ...

$64 - $84

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lancaster to Boston 46.8 miles

$240 - $300

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Boston 46.8 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 - $300 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Boston is 32 miles. The road distance is 46.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Boston without a car is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Lancaster to Boston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lancaster to Boston is 47 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Lancaster to Boston.

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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

MBTA operates a train from Shirley to North Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 8m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Shirley to North Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Lancaster to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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