There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express
  2. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central New Haven / ...

$126 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA South Station - Gate 13 to New York Boston

$13 - $35

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...

$21 - $65

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 26 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 - $256

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train, line 7 subway  •  3 h 16 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

$68 - $299

Fly Boston to Newark  •  3 h 8 min

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

$74 - $303

I-93 to Manchester, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MHT - LGA

$150 - $469

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  4 h 36 min

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

$203 - $583

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $70 - $310.

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The distance between Boston and Grand Central Terminal is 301 km. The road distance is 337 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Boston to Grand Central Terminal, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston to Grand Central Terminal. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Grand Central via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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

You can take a train from Boston to Grand Central Terminal via Stamford Amtrak and Stamford in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Boston to Grand Central Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Boltbus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
Flights from Manchester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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 New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
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
Megabus
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to 36th St & 11th Ave NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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