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There are 9 ways to get from Chatham to South Boston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela / ...

$41 - $140

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Bus  •  6h 43m

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

$22 - $44

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Train, bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan / ...

$27 - $50

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Chatham to South Boston 238.1 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$62 - $297

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3h 57m

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

$68 - $266

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  4h 13m

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

$72 - $307

Train to Newark, fly to Providence, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay

$183 - $633

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly to Boston  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS

$126 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to South Boston is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to South Boston is to train and fly which costs $60 - $300 and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to South Boston. However, there are services departing from River Rd At Greenfield Ave and arriving at Boston, MA via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to South Boston station. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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The distance between Chatham and South Boston is 206 miles. The road distance is 238.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to South Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 31m and costs $40 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Chatham to South Boston, including transfers.

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Chatham to South Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Chatham to South Boston train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Chatham station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to South Boston is to train which takes 5h 31m and costs $40 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $45 and takes 6h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to South Boston.
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  • Distance: 205.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

You can take a train from Chatham to South Boston via New York Penn Station in around 5h 31m. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Chatham to South Boston twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 8m.

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Chatham to South Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Chatham to South Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to South Boston is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from Chatham to South Boston.

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

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There are 817+ hotels available in South Boston. Prices start at $151 USD per night.

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