There are 7 ways to get from Darien to Boston 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.

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Darien to New Haven New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$111 - $292

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Train, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Darien to New Haven New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Newton, MA

$19 - $30

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Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
  3. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma

$41 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Darien to Boston 171.4 miles

$16 - $25

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Darien to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$74 - $279

Train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Darien to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$86 - $326

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Darien to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$75 - $315

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Darien to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Darien and arriving at Boston South Station via New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Darien and Boston is 153 miles. The road distance is 171.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Darien to Boston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Darien to Boston, including transfers.

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Darien to Boston train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Darien station.

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The best way to get from Darien to Boston is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Darien to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darien to Boston is 171 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Darien to Boston.

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

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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between Darien, CT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Darien to Boston via New Haven and New Haven Union Station in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darien to Boston via Stamford, Stamford, Ct, New Haven, Ct, and Hartford, Ct in around 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Darien to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$16 - $22
At station
$12 - $17
Train from Darien to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $19
Onboard
$16 - $23
At station
$13 - $17
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 New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Stamford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Newton, MA
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Website
gobuses.com

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