There are 6 ways to get from Fairfield to Boston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$109 - $288

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$23 - $56

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Fairfield to Boston 158.6 miles

$15 - $23

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 24 min

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

$76 - $283

Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 30 min

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

$88 - $330

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 54 min

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

$77 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Fairfield to Boston is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairfield to Boston is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fairfield to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Fairfield and arriving at Boston South Station via New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Fairfield and Boston is 142 miles. The road distance is 158.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fairfield to Boston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $100 - $290.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Fairfield to Boston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Fairfield to Boston is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $100 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $60 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Fairfield to Boston.
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  • Distance: 142.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Fairfield to Boston via New Haven and New Haven Union Station in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Fairfield to Boston 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Megabus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 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 16 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Fairfield to New Haven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Train from Fairfield to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $21
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
boltbus.com

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