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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Newtown by train, taxi, 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.

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Train, taxi  •  2 h 45 min

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

$222 - $418

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Harford, CT
  2. Take the bus from Hartford to Southbury, CT

$58 - $84

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 49 min

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

$59 - $98

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Newtown 149.1 miles

$14 - $22

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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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The best way to get from Boston to Newtown without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $220 - $420.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Boston to Newtown, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Newtown is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Boston to Newtown.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Newtown. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Newtown.
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  • Distance: 133.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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 49 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 3 hours
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
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Harford, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New Haven Union Station 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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