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There are 7 ways to get from Shelton to Boston by 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.

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Line 255 bus, train  •  3h 50m

  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  •  4h 11m

  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 - $28

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Church St and Chapel St to Union Station and Spruce St 950
  2. Take the bus from Harford, CT to Boston, MA - South Station Peter Pan

$19 - $34

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Shelton to Boston 143.3 miles

$14 - $21

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 16m

  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  •  5h 17m

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

$94 - $347

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  5h 25m

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

$132 - $480

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

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

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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 4h 11m.

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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 3h 50m and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Shelton to Boston, including transfers.

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Shelton to Boston bus services, operated by CT Transit, depart from Howe Ave and Cornell St station.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Shelton to Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Shelton to Boston.
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  • Distance: 127.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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 4h 11m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Train from Derby to Stamford
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $19
Onboard
$16 - $23
At station
$13 - $17
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
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Bus from Church St and Chapel St to Union Station and Spruce St
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
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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
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
boltbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Harford, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
peterpanbus.com

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