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There are 4 ways to get from Troy to Boston by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Albany to Boston "Greyhound"

$26 - $36

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$38 - $58

Bus, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Congress Station- 3rd St & Congress St to Madison Ave & Green Street 182
  2. Take the bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
  3. Take the train from Worcester to South Station

$36 - $54

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from Troy to Boston 174.4 miles

$17 - $25

Troy to Boston by bus and walk

The journey time between Troy and Boston is around 5h 7m and covers a distance of around 196 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 4m. Operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA) and Greyhound USA, the Troy to Boston service departs from Congress Station- 3rd St & Congress St and arrives in Boston. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 7m
Fastest journey time:
5h 4m
Journey distance:
196 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$26
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:12
Last service departs at:
07:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Troy to Boston bus and walk schedules

Troy → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Troy to Boston is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Troy to Boston is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Troy station to Boston. However, there are services departing from Congress Station- 3rd St & Congress St and arriving at Boston via Albany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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It is 137 miles from Troy to Boston. It is approximately 174.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Troy to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 6h 19m and costs $26 - $40.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Troy to Boston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Troy to Boston is to bus which takes 6h 19m and costs $26 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6h 55m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Troy to Boston is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from Troy to Boston.

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  • Distance: 137.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albany to Boston once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 40m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 55m.

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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Congress Station- 3rd St & Congress St to Madison Ave & Green Street
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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