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There are 5 ways to get from Utica to Boston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany to Boston "Greyhound"

$47 - $65

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Utica to Boston 262 miles

$25 - $40

Train to Syracuse, fly  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Boston (BOS) SYR - BOS

$197 - $473

Train to Rochester, fly  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Rochester
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Boston (BOS) ROC - BOS

$144 - $434

Utica to Boston by train

The train journey time between Utica and Boston is around 7h 40m and covers a distance of around 296 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7h 40m. Operated by Amtrak, the Utica to Boston train service departs from Utica Amtrak Station and arrives in Boston South Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 40m
Fastest train time:
7h 40m
Train distance:
296 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:20
Last train departs at:
12:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Utica to Boston train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Boston is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Boston is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Boston is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Utica to Boston is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Utica to Boston is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Utica to Boston. However, there are services departing from Utica, NY and arriving at Boston via Albany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Utica Amtrak Station station and arriving at Boston South Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Utica and Boston is 219 miles. The road distance is 262 miles.

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The best way to get from Utica to Boston without a car is to train which takes 7h 40m and costs $40 - $65.

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The train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston South Station takes 7h 40m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Utica to Boston bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Utica, NY station.

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Utica to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Utica Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Utica to Boston is to train which takes 7h 40m and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Utica to Boston.
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  • Distance: 219.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 40m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston South Station twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 7h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Utica to Boston via Albany in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 Utica Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Utica to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$16 - $27
Business
$64 - $66
Economy
$36 - $38
EconomyPlus
$35 - $55
Train from Utica to Rochester
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$28 - $40
Business
$75 - $90
Economy
$51 - $54
EconomyPlus
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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trailwaysny.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.

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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

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The quickest flight from Syracuse Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Utica to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utica to Boston is 262 miles. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Utica to Boston.

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American Airlines and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Syracuse Airport to Boston Airport.

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