There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Rutgers University 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  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$136 - $352

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$26 - $44

7 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to East Brunswick 100

$36 - $97

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Rutgers University 250.2 miles

$24 - $40

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick

$75 - $307

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick

$69 - $268

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick

$73 - $309

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Newark (EWR) MHT - EWR

$168 - $640

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR

$251 - $731

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

You can take a train from Boston to Rutgers University via New York Penn Station and New Brunswick in around 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Rutgers University via New York, Ny, New York Port Authority, East Brunswick, and New Brunswick Downtown in around 5 h 51 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
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 New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Rutgers University is 350 km. The road distance is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Rutgers University is to fly and train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs $75 - $310.

No, there is no direct train from Boston to Rutgers University. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at New Brunswick via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Rutgers University. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown via New York Port Authority and East Brunswick. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Boston to Rutgers University, including transfers.