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There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Queens by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$80 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 57 min

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

$24 - $46

6 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 9 min

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

$24 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Queens 212 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Boston to New York JFK  •  2 h 51 min

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

$62 - $298

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Briarwood - Van Wyck Blvd

$62 - $263

Fly Boston to Newark, subway  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 104 St

$76 - $316

Bus to Hyannis, fly to New York JFK  •  3 h 51 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

$169 - $577

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Queens is to bus which costs $24 - $35 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Queens is to fly which costs $60 - $300 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Queens. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av via 6 Av/W 44 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Boston and Queens is 186 miles. The road distance is 212 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Queens without a car is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $80 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Boston to Queens, including transfers.

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Boston to Queens bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Queens is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $80 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $35 and takes 5 h 9 min, you could also fly, which costs $60 - $300 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Boston to Queens bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Queens.
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  • Distance: 185.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Queens, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Queens hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Boston to Queens hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 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 Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Hyannis to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston South Station to Barnstable Municipal Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Queens is 212 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Boston to Queens.

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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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There are 1943+ hotels available in Queens. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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

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