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There are 6 ways to get from Plattsburgh to Boston by car ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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Car ferry, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA

$32 - $52

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Train  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$78 - $188

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Plattsburgh to Boston 295.6 miles

$28 - $45

Train, Amtrak Thruway to Saranac Lake, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Westport Amtrak Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
  3. Fly from Saranac Lake (SLK) to Boston (BOS) SLK - BOS

Train to Montreal, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Montreal Central Station
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Boston (BOS) YUL - BOS

$127 - $343

Train to Albany, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Boston (BOS) ALB - BOS

$226 - $478

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The cheapest way to get from Plattsburgh to Boston is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plattsburgh to Boston is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plattsburgh station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Boston South Station via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 11 min.

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The distance between Plattsburgh and Boston is 202 miles. The road distance is 295.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Boston without a car is to train which takes 10 h 11 min and costs $75 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Plattsburgh to Boston, including transfers.

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Plattsburgh to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Plattsburgh Amtrak Station.

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The quickest flight from Saranac Lake Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Plattsburgh to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plattsburgh to Boston is 296 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Plattsburgh to Boston.

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  • Distance: 202.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Plattsburgh, NY, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Plattsburgh to Boston via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station in around 10 h 11 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Saranac Lake to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Boston via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Westport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Megabus
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ferries.com

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