There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Atlantic City by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj 8545 / ...

$147 - $385

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston - NY Express
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj 8545 / ...

$40 - $84

8 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from NY-Trinity Place btw Rector & Thamses to Lakewood, NJ - U.S. 9 & Pine St
  3. Take the bus from Us-9 At Birch St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 559

$51 - $78

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Atlantic City 339.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$102 - $340

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj

$80 - $315

Fly Boston to Newark, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj

$87 - $362

Fly Boston to New York JFK, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj

$82 - $354

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  3. Take the bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$188 - $570

Bus to Worcester, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORH - PHL
  3. Take the bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$188 - $955

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Atlantic City is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $340 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Atlantic City, Nj via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Boston and Atlantic City is 273 miles. The road distance is 339.7 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 6 h 24 min and costs $140 - $390.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min 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, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 273 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Atlantic City via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Worcester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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 to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
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 New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from NY-Trinity Place btw Rector & Thamses to Lakewood, NJ - U.S. 9 & Pine St
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com

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