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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to South Amboy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to South Amboy North Jersey Coast Line

$83 - $162

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Bus, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to South Amboy North Jersey Coast Line

$27 - $43

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Bus  •  5 h 28 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 New York, NY - Port Authority to Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ Route 36-To Long Branch / ...

$39 - $59

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Boston to South Amboy 244.9 miles

$24 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  3 h 48 min

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

$74 - $311

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$72 - $312

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 45 min

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

$68 - $273

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  4 h 46 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

$165 - $640

Train to Providence, fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 7 min

  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 South Amboy

$203 - $587

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to South Amboy is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to South Amboy is to fly and train which costs $70 - $320 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to South Amboy. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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

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The distance between Boston and South Amboy is 213 miles. The road distance is 244.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to South Amboy without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs $80 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Boston to South Amboy, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Boston to South Amboy is to train which takes 5 h and costs $80 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to South Amboy.
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  • Distance: 213.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Boston to South Amboy via New York Penn Station in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to South Amboy via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, NY - Port Authority in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
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 New York Penn Station to South Amboy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to South Amboy
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.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
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Boston to South Amboy bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ station.

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Boston to South Amboy train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at South Amboy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to South Amboy is 245 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Boston to South Amboy.

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

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There are 138+ hotels available in South Amboy. Prices start at $71 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 - $10.

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