There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Montclair by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 12 min

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

$133 - $349

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 58 min

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

$24 - $69

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY

$25 - $41

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Boston to Montclair 223.3 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  4 h 4 min

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

$60 - $300

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 49 min

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

$66 - $271

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$68 - $308

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  4 h 56 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

$153 - $629

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR

$182 - $720

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Park St At Essex Way# via Port Authority Bus Terminal and Broad St Across From Njt Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Watchung Avenue via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Boston and Montclair is 195 miles. The road distance is 223.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Montclair without a car is to train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Boston to Montclair, including transfers.

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Boston to Montclair bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Boston to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Montclair is to train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 195.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Montclair hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Boston to Montclair hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Watchung Avenue
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Watchung Avenue
Ave. Duration
40 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
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
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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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Boston to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Montclair is 223 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Boston to Montclair.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1505+ hotels available in Montclair. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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