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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Atlantic City by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Boston to Atlantic City

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Atlantic City (ACY)

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal

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Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK)
  2. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA)
  2. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia, train

  1. Take the train from Boston to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Bus

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal

Bus via Resorts

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New York Midtown
  2. Take the bus from New York to Resorts

Drive

  1. Drive from Boston to Atlantic City

Boston to Atlantic City by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Boston and Atlantic City is around 7h 1m and covers a distance of around 364 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 31 min. Operated by Amtrak Acela, Amtrak Northeast Regional and NJ Transit, the Boston to Atlantic City service departs from Boston and arrives in Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal. Typically 146 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

146 Weekly Services
7h 1m Average Duration
$22 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Atlantic City is to fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from South Station, Boston, MA and arriving at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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The distance between Boston and Atlantic City is 273 miles. The road distance is 338.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Atlantic City without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 1m and costs $21 - $270.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Boston to Atlantic City, including transfers.

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Boston to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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The best way to get from Boston to Atlantic City is to fly which takes 2h 39m and costs $140 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $70 and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Atlantic City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Boston to Atlantic City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 273 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Atlantic City, NJ, USA?

Spirit Airlines flies from Boston to Atlantic City 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Atlantic City via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7h 26m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$7 - $9
Adult
$15 - $18
Amtrak Acela

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $50
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$29 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $95
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $260
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $390
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $5
Adult
$3 - $11
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
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 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
Bus from New York to Resorts
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to New York Midtown
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$23 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$17 - $25

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Atlantic City is 338 miles. It takes approximately 6h to drive from Boston to Atlantic City.

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Spirit Airlines offers flights from Boston Airport to Atlantic City Airport.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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