There are 7 ways to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly Boston to New York JFK  •  2 h 29 min

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

$57 - $290

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 55 min

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

$28 - $67

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Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK  •  4 h 27 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

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

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

$74 - $267

Train  •  4 h 24 min

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

$84 - $160

Bus Megabus  •  5 h

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

$28 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

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

$21 - $35

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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 and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 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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The best way to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to fly which takes 2 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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Cape Air, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 185.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

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) hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Bus operators
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.

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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
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
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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

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