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There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Atlantic City by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 319

$29 - $59

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Train  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City Atlantic City Rail Line

$59 - $174

Bus via Resorts  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New York City 2605 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Resorts "Greyhound"

Drive  •  6h

  1. Drive from Boston to Atlantic City 338.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 54m

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

$87 - $288

Bus to Manchester, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MHT - PHL
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

$177 - $395

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 48m

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

$108 - $409

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  6h 43m

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

$145 - $412

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

$86 - $371

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  7h 25m

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

$139 - $453

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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 and train which costs $85 - $290 and takes 5h 54m.

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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 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Atlantic City via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 29m.

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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 bus which takes 7h 47m and costs $28 - $60.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m 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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Boston to Atlantic City train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Atlantic City is to bus which takes 7h 47m and costs $28 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $180 and takes 8h 29m.

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  • Distance: 273 miles
  • Duration: 7h 47m

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

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 47m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Atlantic City via Philadelphia and 30th Street Train Station in around 8h 29m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Boston to Newark via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $370
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $370
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Train operators
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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $220
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
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 3 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
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
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
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to New York City
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com

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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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Boston to Atlantic City train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Atlantic City station.

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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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Delta, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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