There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Fire Island by train, bus, car ferry, 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  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...

$140 - $355

Cheapest option

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station n72
  4. Take the bus from Babylon LIRR to Islip Town Hall S40

$36 - $77

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry, bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the car ferry from New London to Orient Point
  3. Take the bus from Orient Point Ferry Dock to Riverhead County Center S92
  4. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to Patchogue LIRR S66

$93 - $234

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Bridgeport, Ct 3469 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$43 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Islip 243.1 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Bay Shore

$70 - $316

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Babylon

$69 - $281

Fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon

$84 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Fire Island is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Fire Island is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Boston and Fire Island is 161 miles. The road distance is 243.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Boston to Fire Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Fire Island. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Islip Town Hall via New York, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center and Babylon LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Fire Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Boston to Islip via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Babylon, and Babylon LIRR in around 6 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Islip via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Hempstead, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center, Babylon LIRR Station, and Babylon LIRR in around 7 h 33 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Bay Shore
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Bus from Boston, Ma to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Babylon LIRR to Islip Town Hall
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Orient Point Ferry Dock to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to Patchogue LIRR
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from New London to Orient Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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