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There are 3 ways to get from Shelter Island to Boston by train, bus or car ferry

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

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Old Saybrook Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Northeast Regional

$75 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Saybrook Center to Hartford, CT - City Place Pearl St. Old Saybrook Express
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...

$18 - $45

1 alternative option

Car ferry, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  2. Take the train from New London Union Station to Boston South Station Northeast Regional / ...

$89 - $237

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The cheapest way to get from Shelter Island to Boston is to bus which costs $17 - $45 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shelter Island to Boston is to train which costs $75 - $190 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Shelter Island and Boston is 112 miles.

The best way to get from Shelter Island to Boston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $75 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Shelter Island to Boston, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shelter Island to Boston is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $75 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $45 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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There are 779+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shelter Island to Boston.
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  • Distance: 111.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Shelter Island to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shelter Island to Boston via Old Saybrook Center, Hartford, CT - City Place Pearl St., and Hartford, Ct in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Old Saybrook Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from New London Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Old Saybrook Center to Hartford, CT - City Place Pearl St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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 Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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