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Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Boston to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan North Jersey Coast Line

$46 - $138

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Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY OurBus
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St# 131 / ...

$22 - $42

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Bus via South Station, Boston, MA  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St# 131 / ...

$29 - $53

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Matawan 245.1 miles

$24 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  3h 58m

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

$67 - $266

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4h 43m

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

$113 - $315

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 56m

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

$87 - $324

Train to Providence, fly to Newark, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Back Bay to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Aberdeen-Matawan

$156 - $571

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan

$114 - $360

Cambridge to Matawan by train

The train journey time between Cambridge and Matawan is around 5h 43m and covers a distance of around 265 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 59m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and NJ Transit, the Cambridge to Matawan train service departs from Boston and arrives in Aberdeen-Matawan. Typically 80 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 43m
Fastest train time:
4h 59m
Trains per week:
80
Cheapest price:
$46
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:10
Last train departs at:
21:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambridge to Matawan train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Matawan is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Matawan is to fly and train which costs $65 - $270 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Matawan. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Ravine Dr At Main St# via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Matawan. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Aberdeen-Matawan via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Matawan is 212 miles. The road distance is 245.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Matawan without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs $45 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Cambridge to Matawan, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Matawan bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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Cambridge to Matawan train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Matawan is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs $45 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $45 and takes 6h 15m.

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  • Distance: 212.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and Matawan, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Matawan via New York Moynihan Train Hall and New York Penn Station in around 5h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Matawan via New York, NY and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $310
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak

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 to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Philadelphia to Newark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Philadelphia to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St#
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $5
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
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
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Cambridge to Matawan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Ravine Dr At Main St# station.

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Cambridge to Matawan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Aberdeen-Matawan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Matawan is 245 miles. It takes approximately 4h 25m to drive from Cambridge to Matawan.

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Cape Air, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Matawan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs $0 - $12.

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