There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...

$25 - $64

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Bus Megabus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY

$21 - $35

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Train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$120 - $340

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Grand Central Terminal 210.5 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the line 7 subway from 74 St - Broadway to Grand Central - 42 St

$62 - $260

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train, line 7 subway  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St

$66 - $301

Fly Boston to Newark  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

$74 - $307

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR

$196 - $727

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Boston and Grand Central Terminal is 188 miles. The road distance is 210.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal, including transfers.

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Boston to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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Boston to Grand Central Terminal train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Boston to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal.
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  • Distance: 188.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Boston to Grand Central Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 10 minutes. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Grand Central Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
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 Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
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
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, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Boston to Grand Central Terminal train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Grand Central Terminal is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Boston to Grand Central Terminal.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1808+ hotels available in Grand Central Terminal. Prices start at $116 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 .

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