BDL to Cambridge Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $17
Fastest Way Train — 1h 39min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 19 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 86 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Alaska Airlines
Train
$17 · 1h 39min · 19 lb of CO2
WNL to BBY
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Bus
$30 · 3h 52min · 22 lb of CO2
Hartford to Boston
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Flight
$1,436 · 15h 9min · 1361 lb of CO2
BDL to BOS

BDL airport Flights

There are 1 airports — BDL — that make sense to fly out of from BDL and 1 airports — BOS — to access Cambridge. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BDL.

Alaska Airlines offers flights from BDL to BOS.

The cheapest way by air is via Alaska Airlines and flies from Bradley Intl (BDL) to General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl (BOS). Alaska Airlines flies from Bradley Intl (BDL) to General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl (BOS) and is the quickest flight to get you from BDL to Cambridge.
Drive
$12 · 1h 46min · 21 lb of CO2
BDL to Cambridge

Drive from BDL airport

It's 87 miles between BDL to Cambridge. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 46min and 1h 51min from BDL to Cambridge under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 56min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Cambridge by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $11.

What is the best way to travel from BDL to Cambridge?

The are 8 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from BDL to Cambridge. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of WNL towards BBY, as it is the cheapest to Cambridge. It's common to find tickets for as low as $17. Amtrak operates from BDL to Cambridge, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from BDL to Cambridge?

On your trip from BDL to Cambridge, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to Cambridge. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

Is the train or the bus better from BDL to Cambridge MA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from BDL to Cambridge. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Cambridge is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the BDL/Cambridge buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from BDL is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between BDL and Cambridge during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from BDL to Cambridge? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Cambridge traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Cambridge is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from BDL to Cambridge?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from BDL to Cambridge is by train. The train costs $17 roughly and will take 1 hour 39 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from BDL to Cambridge?

Amtrak costs about $17 between BDL and Cambridge. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 39 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at WNL Windsor Locks Amtrak, which is 4 miles from BDL. Further, once you arrive at BOS Boston South Station or you will still have 4 miles to Cambridge.

How long does it take from BDL to Cambridge by car?

The total distance between BDL and Cambridge is 87 miles and will take you about 1 hour 46 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $12.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from BDL to Cambridge
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International Visitors215-856-7952
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Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from BDL to Cambridge