Readers ask: How to get to umass amherst from boston?

How do I get from Boston to Amherst?

Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to Springfield Amtrak Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost $28 – $40 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Amherst College via Springfield, Union Station Bay 17, HTC Bay 3, and Amherst Common in around 5h 22m.

Does Amtrak go to Amherst MA?

Amtrak offers frequent train service (about 5 hours, cash/credit card accepted) from New York – Penn Station, to Springfield, MA. There is one train (the Vermonter) direct to Amherst that departs daily from Penn Station at approximately 11:30am and arrives in Amherst at 4:20.

How do I get to UMass Amherst?

Getting to UMass Amherst from Boston Logan Airport (BOS)

  1. Valley Transporter. 800-872-8752.
  2. Seemo Shuttle. 413-586-1120.
  3. Exclusive Car Service Inc. 877-695-4665.
  4. Bluebird Transportation. 413-221-4512.
  5. Michael’s Limousine & Transportation Service. 800-533-8470.

How do I get from Logan Airport to UMass Amherst?

In order to take the bus from Boston to UMass Amherst, please note the following: Upon arrival at Logan Airport, you will need to take public transportation, the Silver Line (SL1), to Boston South Station to get your bus. This will take about 20-30 minutes and it is a free service.

How far is Boston from Amherst?

There are 74.59 miles from Boston to Amherst in west direction and 93 miles (149.67 kilometers) by car, following the I-90 W route. Boston and Amherst are 1 hour 43 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

Is Amherst Massachusetts Safe?

Amherst has been named the fourth safest college town in America by the Safewise Report, an online home safety website.

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Is Amherst a good college town?

AMHERST – This week, Princeton Review said the University of Massachusetts has the best food on any college campus in the country and now has ranked the town of Amherst as the 4th best college town in the country.

Is Northampton train station open?

Monday to Friday: 07:00 – 19:00 Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 – 16:00 Bank Holidays: 08:00 – 16:00 except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.