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

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

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

$83 - $167

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Van Neste Square 164 / ...

$24 - $69

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 33 min

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

$26 - $43

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Ridgewood 217.8 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood

$77 - $318

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
  4. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood

$68 - $278

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 23 min

  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 Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
  4. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood

$70 - $315

Train to Providence, fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
  4. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood

$206 - $594

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Ridgewood. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Van Neste Square via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Ridgewood. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Ridgewood via New York Penn Station and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Boston and Ridgewood is 185 miles. The road distance is 217.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Ridgewood without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Boston to Ridgewood, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Ridgewood is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Boston to Ridgewood bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Van Neste Square station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Ridgewood.
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  • Distance: 185.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Ridgewood hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Ridgewood via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 4 h 59 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
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 Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 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

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Boston to Ridgewood train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Ridgewood is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Boston to Ridgewood.

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

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There are 203+ hotels available in Ridgewood. Prices start at $95 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 .

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