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There are 7 ways to get from Forest Hills to Quincy by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston

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Bus via Broadway

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Boston

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Forest Hills to Quincy

Fly from New York JFK, train

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS)
  2. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly, train

  1. Take the subway from Forest Hills-71 Av to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)
  3. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

Train, train to Newark, fly

  1. Take the train from Forest Hills to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS)
  4. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

Forest Hills to Quincy by train

The train journey time between Forest Hills and Quincy is around 5h 55m and covers a distance of around 248 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 23m. Operated by Long Island Rail Road, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Forest Hills to Quincy train service departs from Forest Hills and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 66 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 41m
Layover time:
1h 13m
Total time:
5h 55m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 23m
Train distance:
248 miles
Trains per week:
66
Cheapest price:
$49
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:26
Last train departs at:
20:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Forest Hills to Quincy train schedules

Forest Hills → Quincy
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Quincy is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Quincy is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Forest Hills to Quincy is to bus via Broadway which costs $14 - $23 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Hills to Quincy is to fly and train which costs $95 - $330 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Forest Hills to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Forest Hills and arriving at Quincy Center via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Forest Hills and Quincy is 183 miles. The road distance is 217.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs $45 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Forest Hills to Quincy, including transfers.

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Forest Hills to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to Quincy is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs $45 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus via Broadway, which costs $14 - $23 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Forest Hills to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Map of how to get from Forest Hills to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 182.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Forest Hills, Queens County, NY, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 3h 43m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from New York City to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$3 - $8
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
Subway from Forest Hills-71 Av to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Forest Hills to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Boston
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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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Hills to Quincy is 217 miles. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Forest Hills to Quincy.

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

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There are 329+ hotels available in Quincy. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Forest Hills to New York JFK Airport is to AirTrain which takes 10 min and costs $5 - $8.

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