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There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Newark by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4h 8m

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

$120 - $160

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Bus Boltbus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station Boston

$18 - $40

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Bus Megabus  •  4h 55m

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

$24 - $40

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5h 24m

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

$23 - $43

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Boston to Newark 221.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark  •  2h 58m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

$58 - $296

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$65 - $393

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$69 - $434

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Newark (EWR) MHT - EWR

$149 - $622

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  4h 15m

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

$187 - $569

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

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Newark is to fly which costs $55 - $300 and takes 2h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Boston and Newark is 197 miles. The road distance is 221.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Newark without a car is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs $120 - $160.

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The train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station takes 4h 8m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boston to Newark bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Newark is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs $120 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $40 and takes 4h 45m, you could also fly, which costs $55 - $300 and takes 2h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Newark.
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  • Distance: 197.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 4h 8m. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Boston to Newark once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
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
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$120 - $160
Business Class
$190 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
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
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Boston to Newark bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Boston to Newark train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Newark is 222 miles. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Boston to Newark.

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

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There are 1938+ hotels available in Newark. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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