There are 9 ways to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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

Fly Boston to New York JFK  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK

$57 - $300

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York to JKF Terminal 4

$31 - $52

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Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK

$123 - $675

Bus to Hyannis, fly to New York JFK  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Station to Barnstable Municipal Airport
  2. Fly from Hyannis (HYA) to New York JFK (JFK) HYA - JFK

$164 - $572

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  4. Take the train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4

$79 - $331

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA

$74 - $277

Train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$135 - $351

Night bus  •  5 h 27 min

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

$31 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 214.9 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to fly which costs $55 - $300 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Boston and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 185 miles. The road distance is 214.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at JKF Terminal 4 via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Station D Jamaica Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and two other airlines fly from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min.

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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Hyannis to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Hyannis to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Rome2rio guide to
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Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Night 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 Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston South Station to Barnstable Municipal Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Trans-bridge Lines

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