There are 7 ways to get from Shelton to Boston by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 255 bus, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 255 bus from Howe Ave and Cornell St to Chapel St and Orange St 255
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$103 - $278

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Line 255 bus, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 255 bus from Howe Ave and Cornell St to Chapel St and Orange St 255
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$15 - $32

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Bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct 2024 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...

$30 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Shelton to Boston 143.3 miles

$14 - $21

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$82 - $300

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$94 - $347

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$140 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Shelton to Boston is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shelton to Boston is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shelton to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Howe Ave and Cornell St and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via Temple St and Chapel St and New Haven, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Shelton and Boston is 128 miles. The road distance is 143.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Shelton to Boston without a car is to line 255 bus and train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Shelton to Boston, including transfers.

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Shelton to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Haven, Ct station.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Shelton to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shelton to Boston is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Shelton to Boston.

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  • Distance: 127.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Shelton, CT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Shelton to Boston via Chapel St and Orange St, Temple St and Chapel St, Union Ave and Union Station, and New Haven, CT in around 4 h 14 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Howe Ave and Cornell St to Chapel St and Orange St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
boltbus.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 New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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