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

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Bus  •  4h 20m

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

$12 - $50

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Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Northeast Regional / ...

$35 - $130

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Boston to Hoboken 215.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  2h 54m

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

$43 - $196

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  2h 49m

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

$80 - $239

Fly Boston to Newark  •  2h 57m

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

$35 - $210

Bus to Hyannis, fly to New York JFK  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
  2. Fly from Hyannis (HYA) to New York JFK (JFK) HYA - JFK

$201 - $391

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hoboken is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Hoboken is to fly and train which costs $75 - $240 and takes 2h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Station, Boston, MA station and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at New York Moynihan Train Hall. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Boston and Hoboken is 191 miles. The road distance is 215.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hoboken without a car is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs $12 - $50.

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The bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boston to Hoboken bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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Boston to Hoboken train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hoboken is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs $12 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $130 and takes 4h 20m, you could also fly, which costs $30 - $210 and takes 2h 57m.

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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Amtrak also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Boston to Newark via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Hyannis to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $220
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$11 - $240
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$11 - $230
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $260
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Hyannis to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Amtrak

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $6
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to 36th St & 11th Ave NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to Midtown NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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

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Boston to Hoboken train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Hoboken is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 54m 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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Book your Boston to Hoboken train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Boston to Hoboken bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 4179+ hotels available in Hoboken. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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