There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Ridgewood by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$135 - $356

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$24 - $68

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Ridgewood 217.8 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 56 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 - $328

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 17 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

$72 - $327

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 36 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 - $288

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Ridgewood is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 51 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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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Boston to Ridgewood, including transfers.

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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 58 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 Amtrak and arriving at Ridgewood via New York Penn Station and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Ridgewood every 3 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Boston to Ridgewood hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Greyhound USA also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood
Ave. Duration
36 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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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