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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Greenfield Amtrak Station to Springfield
  2. Take the train from Springfield to Boston

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brattleboro to Springfield
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Boston

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Bus, train via Springfield

  1. Take the bus from Brattleboro to Springfield
  2. Take the train from Springfield to Boston

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bennington Amtrak Bus Stop to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston

Drive

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Boston

Wilmington to Boston by bus and train

The journey time between Wilmington and Boston is around 7h 49m and covers a distance of around 178 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h. Operated by DVTA MOOver, Greyhound USA and Amtrak, the Wilmington to Boston service departs from Shaws and arrives in Boston. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
7h 49m Average Duration
$41 Cheapest Price
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Wilmington → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Boston is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Wilmington to Boston is to drive. Taking this option will cost $12 - $18 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to Boston. However, there are services departing from Shaws and arriving at Boston via Transportation Center, Brattleboro and Springfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 51m.

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The distance between Wilmington and Boston is 99 miles. The road distance is 125.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Wilmington to Boston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Boston is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs $130 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 7h 51m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Boston is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Wilmington to Boston.

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Map of how to get from Wilmington to Boston.
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Wilmington, VT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Wilmington to Boston via Greenfield Amtrak Station and Springfield in around 5h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilmington to Boston via Transportation Center, Market 32, Brattleboro, and Springfield in around 7h 51m.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greenfield Amtrak Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
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 Brattleboro to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bennington Amtrak Bus Stop to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Amtrak
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Green Mountain Community Bus Terminal to AMTRAK Station Rensselaer
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
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