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

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Train to New York JFK, fly  •  2h 51m

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

$96 - $243

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Bus  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Hicksville LIRR Station to Great Neck LIRR Sta @ south side
  2. Take the bus from Great Neck LIRR Sta @ south side to Roosevelt Av + Union St
  3. Take the bus from Roosevelt Av/Main St to Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av Q50
  4. Take the bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison Nyc

$17 - $33

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Hicksville to Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$53 - $205

Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 50m

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

$54 - $239

Train  •  5h 16m

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

$42 - $140

Train, bus  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Hicksville to Penn Station Ronkonkoma / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...

$37 - $53

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Hicksville to Boston 220.8 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 4h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Hicksville to Boston is to train and fly which costs $95 - $250 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hicksville station to Boston. However, there are services departing from Hicksville LIRR Station and arriving at Boston, MA Oak & Harrison via Great Neck LIRR Sta @ south side, Roosevelt Av/Main St, Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av and Bronx, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 56m.

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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 5h 16m.

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The distance between Hicksville and Boston is 169 miles. The road distance is 220.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hicksville to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs $40 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Hicksville to Boston, including transfers.

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Hicksville to Boston bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, depart from Hicksville LIRR Station.

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

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The best way to get from Hicksville to Boston is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs $40 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 6h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Hicksville to Boston.
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  • Distance: 169.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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 5h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hicksville to Boston via Great Neck LIRR Sta @ south side, Roosevelt Av + Union St, Roosevelt Av/Main St, Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av, Bruckner Bl/Baisley Av, and Bronx, NY in around 6h 56m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $3,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $3,600
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $250
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$18 - $210
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Hicksville to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $9
Train from Hicksville to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $11
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 Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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 New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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.

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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, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hicksville LIRR Station to Great Neck LIRR Sta @ south side
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Great Neck LIRR Sta @ south side to Roosevelt Av + Union St
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
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
Bus from Roosevelt Av/Main St to Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hicksville to Boston is 221 miles. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Hicksville to Boston.

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

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