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There are 13 ways to get from Boston to Cape May by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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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Train, bus via New York, Ny  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj 319
  3. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$149 - $404

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj 319
  3. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$42 - $103

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Train, bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551
  3. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing 552

$178 - $467

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atl City Casinos, Nj
  3. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$49 - $99

Train, bus #2  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 313 / ...

$178 - $465

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Cape May 372.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Boston to Reagan Washington, bus, car ferry  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk
  3. Take the car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ

$127 - $353

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$105 - $340

Fly Boston to New York JFK, bus  •  8 h 56 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
  3. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street

$86 - $368

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MHT - PHL
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$186 - $526

Fly Boston to Baltimore, train, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$138 - $486

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$137 - $577

Bus to Worcester, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORH - PHL
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$191 - $963

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Cape May is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Cape May is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Cape May. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street via New York, Ny and Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

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The distance between Boston and Cape May is 313 miles. The road distance is 372.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Cape May without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 23 min and costs $140 - $410.

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It takes approximately 9 h 23 min to get from Boston to Cape May, including transfers.

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Boston to Cape May 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 Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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Boston to Cape May bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Cape May is 373 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to drive from Boston to Cape May.

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  • Distance: 312.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 23 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Cape May, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Cape May via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Atlantic City, Nj, and Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal in around 9 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Worcester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
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.

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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from New York, Ny to Atl City Casinos, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
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
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $40
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
Best Bus
Website
bestbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
bestbus.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Ferry operators
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Website
capemaylewesferry.com
Car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cmlf.com
Book at
booking.cmlf.com

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Delta, JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Cape May. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $14.

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