There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Madison 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  •  5 h 13 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 Madison Morris & Essex Line

$135 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Madison Morris & Essex Line

$22 - $43

6 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

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

$27 - $54

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Madison 241 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Madison

$62 - $312

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$72 - $322

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 55 min

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

$68 - $283

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  5 h 9 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

$155 - $631

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Madison is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Madison is to fly and train which costs $60 - $320 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Boston and Madison is 207 miles. The road distance is 241 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Boston to Madison, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Madison. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Madison via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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

You can take a train from Boston to Madison via New York Penn Station in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Boston to Madison hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 45 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
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
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
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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Madison
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Madison
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.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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