There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Manhattan by train, bus, night 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  •  3 h 58 min

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

$132 - $343

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...

$21 - $100

6 alternative options

Night bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2501 / ...

$29 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Manhattan 211.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Boston to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

$65 - $294

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St

$62 - $256

Fly Boston to Newark  •  3 h 23 min

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

$72 - $306

I-93 to Manchester, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MHT - LGA

$150 - $469

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Manhattan is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Manhattan is to fly and subway which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $65 - $300.

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The distance between Boston and Manhattan is 299 km. The road distance is 339 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Boston to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Manchester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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 Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Limo Liner
Website
limoliner.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
limoliner.com
Book at
limoliner.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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