Travel from Boston to New-York

Train, bus or fly from Boston to New York?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to New York hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Boston to New York hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Boston to New York

ModeDurationPrice
From Boston South Station Amtrak train to New York Penn Station.3 h 40 min$254
From Boston, MA South Station - Gate 13 bus to New York.4 h 15 min$25
From Government Center - Green Line Westbound tram to Newton, MA then bus to Manhattan, NY.6 h 3 min$20
From Boston drive to New York.3 h 49 min$25
From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to New York JFK airport, AirTrain to Jamaica, then train to New York.3 h 5 min$139
From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, then subway to New York.3 h 27 min$140
From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to Newark airport, then train to New York.3 h 27 min$140
From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to White Plains airport, line 12 bus to White Plains, then train to New York.4 h 59 min$177
From Boston, MA bus to Manchester airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, then subway to New York.4 h 27 min$249

How long does it take to get from Boston to New York?

The train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

Is there a direct train between Boston and New York?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at New York Penn Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Boston and New York?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA South Station - Gate 13 and arriving at New York. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

Operators from Boston to New York

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
MBTAMBTA
Go Buses1 855 888-7160Go Buses
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Cape AirCape Air
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Amtrak Northeast Regional+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Northeast Regional
Tradewind AviationTradewind Aviation
Westchester County Bee-Line SystemWestchester County Bee-Line System
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA