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There are 7 ways to get from Harlem to Boston by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Stamford New Haven / ...
  2. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...

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Bus via Bronx, NY  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison Nyc

$13 - $34

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Bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from New York Gw Bridge to Boston "Greyhound"

$30 - $46

Drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Harlem to Boston 206.9 miles

$20 - $30

Subway, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the subway from 125 St to 7 Av
  2. Take the subway from 7 Av to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$82 - $307

Line 2 subway, train to Newark, fly  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from 125 St to 34 St-Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$70 - $262

Line 2 subway, train to New York JFK, fly  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from 125 St to 34 St-Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$111 - $301

Harlem to Boston by train

The train journey time between Harlem and Boston is around 4h 44m and covers a distance of around 226 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 39m. Operated by MTA Bus Company, Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Harlem to Boston train service departs from Harlem-125th St. and arrives in Boston South Station. Typically 91 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 44m
Fastest train time:
3h 39m
Trains per week:
91
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:03
Last train departs at:
20:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Harlem to Boston train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Harlem to Boston is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Harlem to Boston is to subway and fly which costs $80 - $310 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harlem to Boston. However, there are services departing from 3 Av/E 120 St and arriving at Boston, MA Oak & Harrison via Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av and Bronx, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harlem to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Harlem-125th St. and arriving at Boston South Station via Stamford Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Harlem and Boston is 185 miles. The road distance is 206.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Harlem to Boston without a car is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Harlem to Boston, including transfers.

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Harlem to Boston bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Bronx, NY station.

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Harlem to Boston train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Harlem-125th St. station.

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The best way to get from Harlem to Boston is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus via Bronx, NY, which costs $12 - $35 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Harlem to Boston.
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  • Distance: 184.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

You can take a train from Harlem to Boston via Stamford and Stamford Amtrak Station in around 4h 30m. Alternatively, Coach Run operates a bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $20 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
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
$400 - $1,200
Train operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Stamford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $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 125 St to 7 Av
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 7 Av to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Subway from 125 St to 34 St-Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.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 Gw Bridge to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Harlem to Boston bus services, operated by Coach Run, arrive at Boston, MA Oak & Harrison station.

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Harlem to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harlem to Boston is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Harlem to Boston.

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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 387+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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