There are 11 ways to get from Boston to Trenton 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  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Acela Express / ...

$150 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. 2509 / ...
  2. 100

$29 - $90

9 alternative options

Train via New York Penn Station  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Acela Express
  2. Northeast Regional / ...

$147 - $341

Bus, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Northeast Corridor

$30 - $48

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. 278.8 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. BOS - LGA

$132 - $448

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. BOS - EWR

$72 - $326

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. BOS - JFK

$136 - $487

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. BOS - PHL

$117 - $344

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. MHT - PHL

$200 - $537

Train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. PVD - PHL

$156 - $444

Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Trenton is 389 km. The road distance is 446 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Boston to Trenton is to fly and train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $70 - $330.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Trenton. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at S Clinton Ave At Barlow St via New York Port Authority and Nassau St At Palmer Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Trenton every 2 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, Ny, New York Port Authority, Palmer Square, Princeton, and Nassau St At Palmer Square in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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 2 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak 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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Princeton, NJ - Nassau St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
Coach USA
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

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.