Directions from Boston to New Jersey

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  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Acela Express

$120 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 27 min

  1. 2509 / ...

$22 - $65

8 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 59 min

$29 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. 221.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark  •  2 h 57 min

  1. BOS - EWR

$58 - $289

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. BOS - LGA

$65 - $259

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. BOS - JFK

$69 - $300

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. BOS - PHL

$117 - $344

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

  1. MHT - EWR

$151 - $622

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  4 h 27 min

  1. PVD - EWR

$187 - $569

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$120 - $160
Business Class
$190 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Port Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and New Jersey is 378 km. The road distance is 355 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to New Jersey is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to New Jersey is to fly which takes 2 h 57 min and costs $55 - $290.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Park Place At Raymond Blvd via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

The train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak takes 4 h 12 min including transfers and departs hourly.