There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Hackensack by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Acela Express

$130 - $345

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 21 min

  1. 2509 / ...

$22 - $66

5 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 53 min

$29 - $61

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. 210.5 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to New York La Guardia, subway, line 162 bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. BOS - LGA

$63 - $261

Fly to New York JFK, train, line 162 bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. BOS - JFK

$67 - $302

Fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. BOS - EWR

$76 - $313

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Hackensack hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Hackensack hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Anderson Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Hackensack is 297 km. The road distance is 337 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hackensack is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Hackensack is to drive which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $20 - $30.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Hackensack. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at State St At Salem St# via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Boston to Hackensack, including transfers.