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There are 2 ways to get from Boston to Montauk by train, car ferry or car

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Train, car ferry, drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Westerly Amtrak Station
  2. Take the car ferry from New London to Orient Point
  3. Drive from Orient Point to Montauk

$68 - $174

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Drive, car ferry  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Boston to New London
  2. Take the car ferry from New London to Orient Point
  3. Drive from Orient Point to Montauk

$33 - $106

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Montauk is to drive and car ferry which costs $30 - $110 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Montauk is to drive and car ferry which costs $30 - $110 and takes 4h 58m.

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The distance between Boston and Montauk is 103 miles.

It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Boston to Montauk, including transfers.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Montauk. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Montauk.
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  • Distance: 102.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

There is no direct connection from Boston to Montauk. However, you can take the train to Westerly Amtrak Station, take the drive to New London, take the car ferry to Orient Point, then take the drive to Montauk. Alternatively, you can take the drive to New London, take the car ferry to Orient Point, then take the drive to Montauk.

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 Westerly Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from New London to Orient Point
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $80
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$16 - $22
Vehicle and Passenger
$55 - $80

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