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There are 11 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Springfield, Ma 2008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$29 - $72

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Night bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma 2026

$25 - $58

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Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$53 - $116

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station

$66 - $139

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester 175.8 miles

$17 - $25

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$73 - $280

Fly Newark to Boston, bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$85 - $327

Fly New York JFK to Boston, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$79 - $323

Line 7 subway, train to New York JFK, fly to Worcester  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Woodside - 61 St
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH

$93 - $455

Fly Newark to Providence, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Worcester

$210 - $600

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Worcester  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Worcester (ORH) PHL - ORH

$217 - $962

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester station. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Worcester, MA - Union Station via Springfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester station. However, there are services departing from Grand Central and arriving at Worcester Union Station via New Haven Union Station and Springfield Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Worcester is 154 miles. The road distance is 175.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs $28 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester, including transfers.

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Grand Central Terminal to Worcester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Worcester train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Grand Central station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester is to bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs $28 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $140 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 154.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Worcester, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester via New York, Ny, Springfield, Ma, and Springfield in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester via Grand Central, New Haven, New Haven Union Station, and Springfield Amtrak Station in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Amtrak

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 Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 New York, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Springfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Worcester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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Grand Central Terminal to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Worcester, MA - Union Station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Worcester train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Worcester Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Worcester is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Worcester.

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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 44+ hotels available in Worcester. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Newark Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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