There are 11 ways to get from Boston to Trenton by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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 29 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$150 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 12 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 Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$30 - $60

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Train via New York Penn Station  •  4 h 57 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 Trenton Transit Center Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$154 - $390

Bus, train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$32 - $48

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Trenton 278.8 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$91 - $361

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

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

$87 - $322

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, line 36 tram, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$117 - $360

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$72 - $340

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$203 - $590

Bus to Worcester, fly to Philadelphia, line 36 tram, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORH - PHL
  3. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
  4. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$203 - $975

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Trenton is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Trenton is to fly and train which costs $90 - $370 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Boston and Trenton is 243 miles. The road distance is 278.8 miles.

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The train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak takes 4 h 29 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Trenton. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at S Clinton Ave At Barlow St via Port Authority Bus Terminal and Nassau St At Palmer Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak station and arriving at Trenton Transit Center Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Trenton.
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  • Distance: 243.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Trenton every 4 hours. Tickets cost $150 - $400 and the journey takes 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Trenton via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Palmer Square, Princeton, and Nassau St At Palmer Square in around 7 h 12 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Worcester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$150 - $290
First Class Seat
$250 - $400
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
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
septa.org
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
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
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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

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