There are 8 ways to get from Alewife Station to New York by bus, train, car, subway 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.

Recommended option

Bus Go Buses  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, MA to Manhattan, NY

$20

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY

$19 - $38

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$123 - $343

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Alewife Station to New York 212.8 miles

$20 - $30

Subway to Boston, fly to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the subway from Alewife to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$69 - $314

Subway to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the subway from Alewife to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$65 - $273

Subway to Boston, fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from Alewife to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$76 - $323

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Newark (EWR) MHT - EWR

$169 - $642

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alewife Station to New York is to bus which costs $20 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alewife Station to New York is to subway and fly and train which costs $65 - $320 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Alewife Station and New York is 188 miles. The road distance is 212.8 miles.

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The bus from Cambridge, MA to Manhattan, NY takes 4 h 45 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cambridge, MA and arriving at Manhattan, NY. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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

Go Buses operates a bus from Alewife Station to New York every 2 hours. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Alewife Station to New York every 3 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Alewife to South Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Cambridge, MA to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gobuses.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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