There are 8 ways to get from New York to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York to Cambridge every 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Coach Run also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Avg. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Avg. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Avg. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Hyannis
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Avg. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Tradewind Aviation
Website
flytradewind.com
Flights from White Plains to Boston
Avg. Duration
53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
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Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York to Cambridge?

The distance between New York and Cambridge is 302 km. The road distance is 342 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York to Cambridge?

The cheapest way to get from New York to Cambridge is to bus which costs $19 and takes 4 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York to Cambridge?

The quickest way to get from New York to Cambridge is to fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs $140.

Is there a direct train between New York and Cambridge?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

Is there a direct bus between New York and Cambridge?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Boston, MA. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from New York to Cambridge?

The train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak takes 3 h 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.