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

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Train to New York JFK, fly  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Garden City to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$66 - $296

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Bus  •  6h 12m

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

$30 - $47

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Mineola to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$67 - $263

Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Mineola to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$82 - $318

Train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$126 - $348

Line 3507 bus, bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the line 3507 bus from Hempstead, Ny to New York, Ny 3507 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$33 - $87

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Garden City to Boston 215.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Garden City to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Garden City to Boston is to train and fly which costs $65 - $300 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Garden City to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Franklin Ave + 7th St and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via Hempstead, Ny and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Garden City to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Mineola and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Garden City and Boston is 175 miles. The road distance is 215.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Garden City to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Garden City to Boston, including transfers.

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Garden City to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hempstead, Ny station.

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Garden City to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Garden City to Boston is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Garden City to Boston.
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  • Distance: 175.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Garden City, NY, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Garden City to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3h 55m. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Garden City to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Garden City to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
LIRR
Train from Mineola to Woodside
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
LIRR
Train from Mineola to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
LIRR
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 York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
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 Hempstead, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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

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Garden City to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Garden City to Boston is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Garden City to Boston.

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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 761+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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