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Fly to Newark, line 59 bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the line 59 bus from Broad St At Jersey St to Westfield Ave At Westfield Rd

$36 - $246

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Bus via Boston, MA  •  7h 1m

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

$22 - $56

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Fly to New York JFK, train, line 59 bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
  4. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Westfield
  5. Take the line 59 bus from South Ave 149' W Of Summit Ave to Westfield Ave At Westfield Rd

$104 - $332

Fly to New York La Guardia, train, line 59 bus  •  3h 53m

  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 New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
  4. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Westfield
  5. Take the line 59 bus from South Ave 149' W Of Summit Ave to Westfield Ave At Westfield Rd

$89 - $340

Train  •  6h 1m

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

$45 - $142

Bus  •  6h 52m

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

$30 - $67

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains 242.3 miles

$23 - $35

Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains by bus

The bus journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Scotch Plains is around 6h 42m and covers a distance of around 251 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 46m. Operated by MBTA, Concord Coach Lines, Plymouth & Brockton and others, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains bus service departs from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arrives in Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd. Typically 84 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 42m
Fastest bus time:
5h 46m
Bus distance:
251 miles
Buses per week:
84
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:03
Last bus departs at:
20:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains bus schedules

Boston Airport (BOS) → Scotch Plains
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The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains is to fly and line 59 bus which costs $35 - $250 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains. However, there are services departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd via South Station, Boston, MA and Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains. However, there are services departing from Airport and arriving at Fanwood via Boston South Station and Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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It is 212 miles from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains. It is approximately 242.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains without a car is to train which takes 6h 1m and costs $45 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains is to train which takes 6h 1m and costs $45 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $70 and takes 6h 52m.

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  • Distance: 212 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Scotch Plains, NJ, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to Newark every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 3m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Greyhound USA also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $190
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $8
Train from Newark Penn Station to Westfield
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $9
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 Boston South Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $100
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 Boston South Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Jersey St to Westfield Ave At Westfield Rd
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from South Ave 149' W Of Summit Ave to Westfield Ave At Westfield Rd
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$1 - $4
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 - $50
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.

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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 New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Scotch Plains.

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

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There are 185+ hotels available in Scotch Plains. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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