There are 9 ways to get from Plattsburgh to Boston by car ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus  •  7 h 2 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

$33 - $54

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Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny 4015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$52 - $115

Train, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, Ny to Albany, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$65 - $152

Train  •  10 h 11 min

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

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Plattsburgh to Boston 295.6 miles

$28 - $45

Car ferry, bus to Lebanon, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  2. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to White River Jct, Vt
  3. Fly from Lebanon (LEB) to Boston (BOS) LEB - BOS

$103 - $255

Train to Montreal, fly  •  8 h 4 min

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

$127 - $343

Train, Amtrak Thruway to Saranac Lake, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  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 Albany, fly  •  7 h 15 min

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

$228 - $480

Questions & Answers

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 to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Plattsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Boston South Station via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. 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 bus which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Plattsburgh to Boston, including transfers.

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Plattsburgh to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Plattsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Boston is to bus which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $50 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Plattsburgh to Boston.
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  • Distance: 202.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Plattsburgh to Boston via Plattsburgh, Ny and Albany, Ny in around 6 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Plattsburgh to Boston via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak in around 10 h 11 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Lebanon to Boston
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Saranac Lake to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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 18 min
When
Every day
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
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
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
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 to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak 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 to Westport Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Megabus
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 Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Saratoga Springs, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to White River Jct, Vt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
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
Bus from Westport, NY to Lake Placid, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice 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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