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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. New Haven
  2. Acela Express

$109 - $288

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Ny

$21 - $56

5 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. 158.6 miles

$15 - $23

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  4 h 20 min

  1. LGA - BOS

$76 - $283

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  4 h 43 min

  1. EWR - BOS

$83 - $330

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  4 h 47 min

  1. JFK - BOS

$125 - $473

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. LGA - MHT

$161 - $503

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 Amtrak in around 3 h 32 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 twice daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Fairfield to New Haven
Ave. Duration
40 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 26 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
Train from Fairfield to Stamford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $15
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Fairfield and Boston is 227 km. The road distance is 254 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Fairfield to Boston. However, there are services departing from Fairfield and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak via New Haven Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Fairfield to Boston, including transfers.