There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Kingston 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.

Recommended option

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Rhinecliff-Kingston Amtrak Adirondack / ...

$160 - $281

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Kingston, NY Albany

$41 - $83

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Train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$69 - $139

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie, NY - 708 / ...

$45 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Kingston 206.3 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$91 - $372

Fly to New York JFK, train, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital

Fly to New York La Guardia, train, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital

Fly to Albany, line 214 bus, train, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the line 214 bus from State St & Eagle St to East St & Herrick St
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Kingston is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Kingston is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Boston and Kingston is 154 miles. The road distance is 206.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Boston to Kingston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Kingston. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Kingston Hospital via State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany, NY and Kingston Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Kingston, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Boston to Kingston via New York Penn Station and Rhinecliff-Kingston Amtrak in around 6 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Kingston via Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany Bus Terminal, Albany, NY, Kingston, NY, and Kingston Plaza in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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 Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Rhinecliff-Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from New York to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Kingston, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Ulster County Area Transit
Phone
1-888-827-8228
Email
ucat@co.ulster.ny.us
Website
ulstercountyny.gov
Bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
ulstercountyny.gov
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Eagle St to East St & Herrick St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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