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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Hoboken by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$120 - $340

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

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

$17 - $40

7 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Hoboken 216 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  3 h 18 min

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

$62 - $262

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 12 min

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

$64 - $299

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level

$73 - $309

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Newark (EWR) MHT - EWR

$166 - $638

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  4 h 24 min

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

$195 - $729

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$130 - $685

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hoboken is to bus which costs $17 - $40 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA - South Station station and arriving at New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 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 Hoboken is 191 miles. The road distance is 216 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hoboken without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $120 - $340.

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The train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station takes 3 h 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boston to Hoboken bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Boston to Hoboken train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hoboken is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $40 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Hoboken.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Hoboken hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Boston to Hoboken hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
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 Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 13 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
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
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 Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 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
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
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
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
Website
boltbus.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
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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 Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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More Questions & Answers

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 Hoboken bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Hoboken is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Boston to Hoboken.

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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 1801+ hotels available in Hoboken. Prices start at $114 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 - $10.

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