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There are 8 ways to get from Dorchester to New York by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Quincy, MA to New York, NY

$9 - $20

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Train  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...

$38 - $133

Bus via South Station  •  5h 32m

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

$30 - $53

Drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Drive from Dorchester to New York 214.8 miles

$21 - $35

Subway to Boston, fly to New York JFK, train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the subway from Ashmont to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station

$110 - $307

Subway to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the subway from Ashmont to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  3. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station

$84 - $316

Subway to Boston, fly to Newark  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the subway from Ashmont to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

$73 - $273

Bus to Hyannis, fly to New York JFK  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
  2. Fly from Hyannis (HYA) to New York JFK (JFK) HYA - JFK

$192 - $459

Dorchester to New York by bus

The bus journey time between Dorchester and New York is around 4h 30m and covers a distance of around 221 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 30m. Operated by Coach Run, the Dorchester to New York bus service departs from Quincy, MA and arrives in New York, NY. Typically 20 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4h 30m
Fastest bus time:
4h 30m
Buses per week:
20
Cheapest price:
$9
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:00
Last bus departs at:
18:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dorchester to New York bus schedules

Dorchester → New York
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The cheapest way to get from Dorchester to New York is to bus which costs $9 - $20 and takes 4h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Dorchester to New York is to subway and fly and train which takes 3h 18m and costs $110 - $310.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Quincy, MA and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dorchester to New York. However, there are services departing from Fields Corner and arriving at New York Moynihan Train Hall via Boston South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Dorchester and New York is 187 miles. The road distance is 214.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Dorchester to New York without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs $9 - $20.

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The bus from Quincy, MA to New York, NY takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Dorchester to New York bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Quincy, MA station.

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Dorchester to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Dorchester to New York is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs $9 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $140 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Dorchester to New York.
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  • Distance: 187 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Dorchester, MA, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Coach Run operates a bus from Quincy, MA to New York, NY 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 42m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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 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 Hyannis to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hyannis to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
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 South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
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
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 South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Ashmont to South Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Quincy, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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 New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Dorchester to New York bus services, operated by Coach Run, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Dorchester to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dorchester to New York is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Dorchester to New York.

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American Airlines, Cape Air, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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