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The cheapest way to get from Springfield to Boston is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Springfield to Boston is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Springfield and arriving at Boston. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Springfield and arriving at Boston. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Springfield and Boston is 81 miles. The road distance is 91.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Springfield to Boston without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs $28 - $40.

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The train from Springfield to Boston takes 2h 28m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Springfield to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Springfield station.

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Springfield to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Springfield station.

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The best way to get from Springfield to Boston is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs $28 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $29 and takes 2h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Springfield to Boston.
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  • Distance: 80.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Springfield, MA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Springfield to Boston once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Springfield to Boston once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route once daily.

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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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Springfield to Boston is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Springfield to Boston.

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