There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Staten Island by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or subway

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

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$82 - $161

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

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

$23 - $39

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Night bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2501 / ...

$28 - $68

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Staten Island 235.2 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/W Houston St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St

$64 - $277

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train, subway, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
  3. Take the subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to 86 St
  4. Take the bus from 4 Av/86 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St

$68 - $319

Fly Boston to Newark, bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/Barclay St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St

$63 - $313

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark, train, bus  •  5 h 17 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
  3. Take the train from Newark to World Trade Center
  4. Take the bus from Broadway/Barclay St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St

$156 - $632

Train to Providence, fly to Newark, train, bus  •  5 h 30 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 to World Trade Center
  4. Take the bus from Broadway/Barclay St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St

$192 - $579

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK, train, subway, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
  4. Take the subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to 86 St
  5. Take the bus from 4 Av/86 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St

$134 - $694

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Staten Island is to bus which costs $23 - $40 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Staten Island is to fly and train and subway and bus which costs $65 - $320 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Staten Island. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Hylan Bl/Buffalo St via E 23 St/Broadway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Boston and Staten Island is 203 miles. The road distance is 235.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Staten Island without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $80 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Boston to Staten Island, including transfers.

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Boston to Staten Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Staten Island is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $80 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $40 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Boston to Staten Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Staten Island is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Boston to Staten Island.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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  • Distance: 203.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Staten Island, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Staten Island every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Boston to Staten Island hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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 Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
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
Night 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
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/W Houston St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 4 Av/86 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Barclay St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com

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