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

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Train to New York JFK, fly  •  2 h 57 min

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

$67 - $298

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Train, bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Hicksville to Penn Station Ronkonkoma / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$28 - $75

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3 h 15 min

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

$65 - $262

Train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 42 min

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

$80 - $316

Train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$127 - $350

Train, bus Megabus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Hicksville to Penn Station Ronkonkoma / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$28 - $45

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Hicksville to Boston 221.6 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Hicksville to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Hicksville to Boston is to train and fly which costs $65 - $300 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hicksville to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Hicksville and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Hicksville and Boston is 169 miles. The road distance is 221.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hicksville to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Hicksville to Boston, including transfers.

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Hicksville to Boston train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Hicksville station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hicksville to Boston is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Hicksville to Boston.

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  • Distance: 169.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Hicksville to Boston via Penn Station and New York Penn Station in around 5 h 14 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Hicksville to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
LIRR
Train from Hicksville to Woodside
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
LIRR
Train from Hicksville to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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

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