There are 10 ways to get from Palatine to Harvard University by train, plane, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Boston, subway  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Palatine to Irving Park
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Boston (BOS) ORD - BOS
  3. Take the subway from South Station to Harvard

$88 - $280

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Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Boston  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Palatine to Chicago OTC
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Boston (BOS) MDW - BOS

$103 - $401

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Manchester (MHT) ORD - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$218 - $510

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Palatine to Chicago OTC
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manchester (MHT) MDW - MHT
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$168 - $511

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Boston  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Boston (BOS) MKE - BOS

$163 - $365

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Providence, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Providence (PVD) ORD - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station

$120 - $656

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Hartford, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Hartford (BDL) ORD - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma

$188 - $408

Train  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Palatine to Chicago OTC Up-Nw
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$139 - $401

Bus  •  24 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny 1604
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$116 - $278

Drive  •  17 h

  1. Drive from Palatine to Harvard University 1025.1 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Palatine to Harvard University is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Palatine to Harvard University is to train and fly and subway which costs $85 - $280 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Palatine and Harvard University is 869 miles. The road distance is 1025.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Palatine to Harvard University without a car is to train which takes 24 h 3 min and costs $130 - $410.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Palatine to Harvard University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Palatine to Harvard University is to train which takes 24 h 3 min and costs $130 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $280 and takes 24 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 16 min.

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Harvard University is 1 h ahead of Palatine. It is currently 10:31 PM in Palatine and 11:31 PM in Harvard University.

Map of how to get from Palatine to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 869.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Palatine, IL, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Palatine to Harvard University via Chicago OTC, Chicago Union Station, Boston South Station, South Station, and Harvard in around 24 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palatine to Harvard University via Chicago OTC, Clinton & Madison, Harrison & Morgan, Chicago, Il, New York, Ny, Boston, Ma, South Station, and Harvard in around 24 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Palatine to Irving Park
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Palatine to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Subway from South Station to Harvard
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
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
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Coach USA
bus
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31

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