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

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Train  •  4h 47m

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

$135 - $356

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan

$23 - $47

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Bus Megabus  •  5h 33m

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

$26 - $43

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Boston to Ridgewood 217.8 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  4h 8m

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

$77 - $321

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  4h 40m

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

$68 - $279

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4h 28m

  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

$72 - $320

Train to Providence, fly to Newark, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  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

$199 - $738

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Ridgewood is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Ridgewood is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Ridgewood. However, there are services departing from South Station, Boston, MA and arriving at Van Neste Square via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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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 4h 47m.

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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 4h 47m and costs $130 - $360.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m 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 South Station, Boston, MA.

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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 4h 47m and costs $130 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $50 and takes 5h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Ridgewood.
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  • Distance: 185.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

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 $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3h 37m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Boston to Ridgewood every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

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 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
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 18m
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
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood
Ave. Duration
36m
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
10m
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
13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
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
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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 Ridgewood bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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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 3h 51m to drive from Boston to Ridgewood.

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

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There are 226+ hotels available in Ridgewood. Prices start at $85 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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