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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Toms River by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride 137 / ...

$85 - $173

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride 137 / ...

$30 - $61

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Bus Megabus  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Broadway & Exchange Alley to Toms River, NJ

$42 - $56

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Boston to Toms River 288.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride

$70 - $285

Fly to New York JFK, bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride

$74 - $326

Fly to Newark, bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride

$82 - $332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Toms River is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Toms River is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Toms River. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Toms River Park & Ride via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Boston and Toms River is 234 miles. The road distance is 288.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Toms River without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 55m and costs $85 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Boston to Toms River, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Boston to Toms River bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Toms River Park & Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Toms River is 289 miles. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Boston to Toms River.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Toms River.
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  • Distance: 234.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Toms River via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6h 14m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
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 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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 17m
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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.

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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
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Broadway & Exchange Alley to Toms River, NJ
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com

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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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There are 80+ hotels available in Toms River. Prices start at $60 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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