There are 10 ways to get from Cambridge to New Jersey by train, 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 2 min

  1. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$130 - $350

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Bus Boltbus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station Boston

$18 - $40

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...

$25 - $72

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Newark 219.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

$64 - $290

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 14 St
  3. Take the train from 14th Street to Journal Square

$70 - $260

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$72 - $300

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  4 h

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Newark (EWR) MHT - EWR

$151 - $621

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center

$122 - $344

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR

$180 - $711

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston Back Bay Station station and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and New Jersey is 235 miles. The road distance is 219.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs .

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The train from Boston Back Bay Station to Newark Penn Station takes 4 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cambridge to New Jersey bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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Cambridge to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to New Jersey is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Cambridge to New Jersey bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 235 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Cambridge to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $350 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Cambridge to Newark once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 14th Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
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
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.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
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, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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

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Cambridge to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to New Jersey is 220 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Cambridge to New Jersey.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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