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There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train

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

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Bus

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

Bus via Broadway

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Boston

Drive

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy

Line 7 subway to New York La Guardia, fly, train

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central-42 St to 74 St-Broadway
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)
  3. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

Train to New York JFK, fly, train

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

Train to Newark, fly, train

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

Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy by walk, bus and train

The journey time between Grand Central Terminal (Station) and Quincy is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 225 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 58 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 39m. Operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound USA and MBTA, the Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy service departs from Grand Central Terminal (Station) and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 43 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 39m
Layover time:
58 min
Total time:
5h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 39m
Journey distance:
225 miles
Services per week:
43
Cheapest price:
$28
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy walk, bus and train schedules

Grand Central Terminal (Station) → Quincy
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy is to line 7 subway and fly and train which costs $75 - $340 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grand Central Terminal (Station) station to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at Quincy Center via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal (Station) and Quincy is 187 miles. The road distance is 218.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs $20 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy, including transfers.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) 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 Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs $20 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $65 and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 186.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal (Station), 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 $140 - $200 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Greyhound USA also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Hyannis
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Newark to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Newark to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $280
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $330
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$220 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$220 - $310
First Class - Child
$220 - $310
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
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 Grand Central-42 St to 74 St-Broadway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$3 - $8
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
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
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.

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 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
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy is 219 miles. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Quincy.

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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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