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There are 5 ways to get from Schenectady to Quincy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Schenectady to Boston

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Albany to Boston

3 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
  2. Take the train from Worcester to South Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Schenectady to Quincy

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Schenectady to Rutland
  2. Fly from Rutland (RUT) to Boston (BOS)

Schenectady to Quincy by bus and train

The journey time between Schenectady and Quincy is around 7h 18m and covers a distance of around 212 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 43m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 52m. Operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), Greyhound USA and MBTA, the Schenectady to Quincy service departs from Veeder/Nott Terrace Station-State St & Veeder Ave and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 35m
Layover time:
1h 43m
Total time:
7h 18m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 52m
Journey distance:
212 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$26
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:33
Last service departs at:
22:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schenectady to Quincy bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Schenectady to Quincy is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Schenectady to Quincy is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schenectady to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Schenectady and arriving at Quincy Center via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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The distance between Schenectady and Quincy is 155 miles. The road distance is 193.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 6h 29m to get from Schenectady to Quincy, including transfers.

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Schenectady to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Schenectady station.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to Quincy is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs $35 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $45 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Rutland Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Schenectady to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston station.

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Map of how to get from Schenectady to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 155.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 29m

What companies run services between Schenectady, NY, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Schenectady to Boston twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6h 1m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albany to Boston once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Rutland to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Schenectady to Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Schenectady to Rutland
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Schenectady to Quincy is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Schenectady to Quincy.

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Cape Air offers flights from Rutland Airport to Boston Airport.

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