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from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA

How to get from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
11:30AM2h20
Boston, MA
01:50PMSpringfield, MA
$451One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
02:15PM1h40
Boston, MA
03:55PMSpringfield, MA
$421One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
05:45AM1h35
Boston, MA
07:20AMSpringfield, MA
$421One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
01:55PM2h30
Boston, MA
04:25PMSpringfield, MA
$421One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
05:20PM1h40
Boston, MA
07:00PMSpringfield, MA
$541One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:00AM1h40
Boston, MA
08:40AMSpringfield, MA
$541One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Springfield, MA from Boston, MA

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$10 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Travel 80 miles (129 km) by train or bus from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA.

How to travel from Boston to Springfield

Travel from Boston to Springfield is possible via trains and buses. The distance covered by trains and buses from Boston to Springfield is 80 miles (approximately 128 km). The train from Boston to Springfield gives travelers a chance to relax as they take in breathtaking scenery along the way. The journey from Boston to Springfield is popular as there are more than 30 trips made daily by trains and buses on this route.

What is the cheapest way to get from Boston to Springfield?

The cheapest way to travel from Boston to Springfield is by bus. The average travel time by bus from Boston to Springfield is 2 hours and 15 minutes. However, the fastest bus on this route takes 1 hour and 45 minutes to arrive at its destination. All trips by bus from Boston to Springfield are direct connections where travelers get to enjoy a non-stop trip between the two cities. Bus services on the Boston to Springfield route are offered by two carriers, Greyhound and Peter Pan Lines. Greyhound offers four trips per day while Peter Pan Lines offers 16 daily trips between the two destinations. Peter Pan Lines and Greyhound buses depart from South Station Bus Terminal. Some of the Peter Pan Lines buses also depart from Logan International Airport, Copley Square and Park Square. All buses from Boston to Springfield arrive at the Union Station Transportation Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

What is the fastest way to travel from Boston to Springfield?

The fastest way to travel from Boston to Springfield is by bus. The fastest bus from Boston to Springfield takes 1 hour and 45 minutes to get passengers to your destination. Passengers traveling by bus from Boston to Springfield are requested to arrive at the departure stations at least half an hour before the departure time. This gives passengers enough time to identify your designated bus for the trip check in any luggage and settle in your seat. There are more than fifteen daily schedules to compare for the trip from Boston to Springfield by bus. This makes the trip convenient as passengers get to choose the trip that suits your schedule and budget. Greyhound buses depart from one station, the South Station Bus Terminal in Boston. On the other hand, Peter Pan Lines buses from Boston to Springfield depart from four different stations, Logan International Airport, South Station Bus Terminal, Copley Square and Park Square in Boston. Peter Pan Lines and greyhound buses between the two cities arrive at the Union Station Transportation Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Travel from Boston to Springfield by train

Travel from Boston to Springfield by train is facilitated by three different carriers, Amtrak, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited and Amtrak Northeast Regional. Amtrak offers the majority of schedules for trains on this route with up to 10 daily departures. Amtrak Northeast Regional and Amtrak Lake Shore Limited each offer two daily schedules for trains passing through Springfield. The average travel time by train from Boston to Springfield is four hours and 25 minutes. The fastest trains from Boston to Springfield take 2 hours and 21 minutes to arrive at their destination. Amtrak Northeast Regional and Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offer connections with stops in other towns along the way. These increase travel time as they take 30 minutes to 1 hour before travelers can resume their journey. The departure train station is Back Bay Station in Boston while the arrival train station is the Union Station Transportation Center in Springfield. This arrival station is 0.6 miles (approximately one kilometer) from Springfield city center. This distance takes 11 minutes to cover on foot.

Travel from Boston to Springfield by bus

There are daily connections by bus from Boston to Springfield. These services are offered by Greyhound and Peter Pan Lines buses. Peter Pan Lines Buses depart from Copley Square, South Station Bus terminal, Park Square and Logan International Airport. Greyhound buses from Boston to Springfield depart from South Station Bus Terminal. Both Peter Pan Lines and Greyhound buses from Boston to Springfield arrive at the Union Station Transportation Center which is located at 55 Frank B Murray Street. The station is less than a mile from Springfield city center and 39.2 miles away from Bradley International Airport. Union Station Transportation Center is well connected by public transport means which helps travelers get to other destinations in the city.

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Acela is the flagship high-speed travel service from Amtrak, the main travel provider in the United States. Acela high-speed travel operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela travel are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela travel have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela travel from Boston to Springfield. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the travel at Café Acela.

    Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak travel running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by travel across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next travel journey from Boston to Springfield.

      FAQs: Travel from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA

      FAQs: Travel to Springfield, MA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel to Springfield, MA from Boston, MA is a bus with an average price of $10 (€9).

      This is compared to other travel options from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA:

      A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA costing on average $11 (€10).

      The fastest way from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Springfield, MA that take longer:

      Getting to Springfield, MA by train takes 2 h 24 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 80 miles (129 km) from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA.

      The average frequency per day from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA is:

      • 10 buses a day.
      • Around 1 train per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Springfield, MA from Boston, MA as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA:

        The following travel companies offer services from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA:

        • Greyhound, FlixBus, Peter Pan Bus or OurBus can get you to Springfield, MA by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Greyhound from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA for $14 (€12) on Omio.
        • Travel with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela for trains to Springfield, MA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Boston, MA to Springfield, MA tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).

        Yes, there are direct routes from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA with the following travel companies:

        • You'll find 6 direct buses a day to Springfield, MA with Greyhound, FlixBus or Peter Pan Bus.
        • You can check for a direct train to Springfield, MA with Amtrak with 1 direct train per day.

        Direct services to Springfield, MA tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

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