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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Worcester by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Hartford, CT Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Harford, CT to Worcester, MA - Union Station Peter Pan

$30 - $48

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Night bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma 2026

$22 - $55

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Train, bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Vermonter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station Peter Pan / ...

$45 - $104

Train, bus via New Haven Union Station  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Harford, CT to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$107 - $255

Train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station

$121 - $294

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from New York to Worcester 176.9 miles

$17 - $25

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$73 - $280

Fly Newark to Boston, bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$85 - $327

Fly New York JFK to Boston, bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$77 - $321

Train to New York JFK, fly to Worcester  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH

$91 - $453

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 11m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Worcester, Ma. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Worcester station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Worcester Union Station via New Haven Union Station and Springfield Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between New York and Worcester is 156 miles. The road distance is 176.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Worcester without a car is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from New York to Worcester, including transfers.

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New York to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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New York to Worcester train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Worcester is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs $29 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $300 and takes 6h 10m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 156.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

You can take a bus from New York to Worcester via Harford, CT in around 5h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Worcester via New Haven Union Station and Springfield Amtrak Station in around 6h 10m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Harford, CT to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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New York to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Worcester, MA - Union Station.

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New York to Worcester train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Worcester Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Worcester is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from New York to Worcester.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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Book your New York to Worcester bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Worcester. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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