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There are 5 ways to get from Shelburne to Boston by car ferry, car, plane, bus or train

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Car ferry, drive, fly  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  2. Drive from Essex, NY to Saranac Lake
  3. Fly from Saranac Lake (SLK) to Boston (BOS) SLK - BOS

$72 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA

$22 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Boston, Ma 3536 / ...

$28 - $74

Train  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Vermonter
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$109 - $222

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Shelburne to Boston 220.6 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Shelburne to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Shelburne to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shelburne to Boston. However, there are services departing from Shelburne Road at Harbor Road and arriving at Boston, MA via Downtown Transit Center Burlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Shelburne and Boston is 178 miles. The road distance is 220.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Shelburne to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 5h 32m and costs $22 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Shelburne to Boston, including transfers.

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Shelburne to Boston bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Downtown Transit Center Burlington station.

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The best way to get from Shelburne to Boston is to bus which takes 5h 32m and costs $22 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $230 and takes 8h 39m.

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

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Shelburne to Boston bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Map of how to get from Shelburne to Boston.
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  • Distance: 178.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Shelburne, VT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Shelburne to Boston once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shelburne to Boston via Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak Station and Springfield Amtrak Station in around 8h 39m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Saranac Lake to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
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 Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Shelburne to Boston is 221 miles. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Shelburne to Boston.

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Cape Air offers flights from Saranac Lake Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 746+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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