There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Newtown by train, taxi, bus, car, plane or subway

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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Train, taxi  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Newtown

$222 - $418

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct 2561 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hartford to Southbury, CT

$51 - $98

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Newtown 149.1 miles

$14 - $22

Fly to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the line 7 subway from 74 St - Broadway to Grand Central - 42 St
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  4. Take the train from South Norwalk to Bethel

$117 - $353

Fly to New York JFK, line 7 subway, train, taxi  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  4. Take the train from South Norwalk to Bethel
  5. Take a taxi from Bethel to Newtown

$123 - $396

Fly to Newark, train, taxi  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Bethel
  4. Take a taxi from Bethel to Newtown

$129 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Newtown is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Newtown is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Boston and Newtown is 133 miles. The road distance is 149.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Boston to Newtown, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Newtown, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Newtown via Hartford, Ct, Asylum St and Trumbull St, Asylum St and High St, Hartford, and Southbury, CT in around 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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
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 Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$12 - $14
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $20
Onboard
$17 - $25
At station
$14 - $18
Train from South Norwalk to Bethel
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$3 - $4
Off-peak onboard
$3 - $4
Onboard
$5 - $8
At station
$5 - $7
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 Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford to Southbury, CT
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Newtown
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 203-334-2121
Norwalk Taxi & Car Service
Phone
+1 203-855-1764
Website
norwalktaxi.com

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