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There are 7 ways to get from Fairfield to Boston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 40m

  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

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Bus Boltbus  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Post Rd. at Ruane St. to Westfield Connecticut Post Mall Cl
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$14 - $24

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport, Ct to Boston, Ma 3434 / ...

$23 - $55

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Fairfield to Boston 158.6 miles

$15 - $23

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

  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  •  4h 25m

  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  •  4h 48m

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

$79 - $321

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Fairfield to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Post Rd. at Ruane St. and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via CT Post Mall and Transit Hub and New Haven, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 39m.

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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 3h 40m.

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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 3h 40m and costs $100 - $290.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Fairfield to Boston, including transfers.

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Fairfield to Boston bus services, operated by Greater Bridgeport Transit, depart from Post Rd. at Ruane St. station.

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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 3h 40m and costs $100 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 - $25 and takes 5h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Fairfield to Boston.
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  • Distance: 142.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

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 3h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fairfield to Boston via Westfield Connecticut Post Mall, CT Post Mall and Transit Hub, Union Ave and Union Station, and New Haven, CT in around 5h 39m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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
41m
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
1h 29m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Bus operators
Greater Bridgeport Transit
Website
gogbt.com
Bus from Post Rd. at Ruane St. to Westfield Connecticut Post Mall
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
gogbt.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
boltbus.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 Bridgeport, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Fairfield to Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fairfield to Boston is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Fairfield 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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There are 765+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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