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There are 8 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly to Newark  •  1h 59m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

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Bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Newark Penn Station Boston / ...

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Fly to New York JFK, subway  •  2h 28m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to Chambers St

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  2h 39m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  2h 55m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station

Train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Newark Acela / ...

Bus via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Newark 224.4 miles

Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey by bus and train

The journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and New Jersey is around 5h 40m and covers a distance of around 246 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 50 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 40m. Operated by Logan Express, Amtrak Acela Express and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey service departs from Terminal C + Arrivals and arrives in Newark. Typically 74 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 49m
Layover time:
50 min
Total time:
5h 40m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 40m
Journey distance:
246 miles
Services per week:
74
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:02
Last service departs at:
22:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey is to bus which costs $20 - $55 and takes 6h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey is to fly. Taking this option will cost $28 - $250 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey station. However, there are services departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at Newark Penn Station via Boston South Buses. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and New Jersey is 238 miles. The road distance is 224.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs $21 - $230.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey is to fly which takes 1h 59m and costs $28 - $250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $21 - $230 and takes 5h 1m, you could also bus, which costs $20 - $55 and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 238.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and New Jersey, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston Airport (BOS) to Elizabeth hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Newark every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $210 and the journey takes 4h 2m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Boston to Newark via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Boston to Newark via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $330
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to Chambers St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Senior 65+
$2
Adult
$3
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 Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$21 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$70 - $170
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $100
First Class - Adult
$120 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
Train from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$150 - $210
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$150 - $210
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $210
First Class - Adult
$230 - $320
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$230 - $320
First Class - Child
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Spirit Airlines, Delta, Cape Air and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Newark Airport.

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