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There are 6 ways to get from Hoboken to Boston by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 45m

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

$45 - $160

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Bus  •  4h 15m

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

$21 - $65

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Hoboken to Boston 215.6 miles

$21 - $35

Train to Newark, fly  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$73 - $304

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the subway from 14 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$62 - $256

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  2h 55m

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

$66 - $297

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The cheapest way to get from Hoboken to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Hoboken to Boston is to train and fly which costs $70 - $310 and takes 2h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Boston South Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Hoboken and Boston is 191 miles. The road distance is 215.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hoboken to Boston without a car is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs $45 - $160.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station takes 3h 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Hoboken to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Hoboken to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Hoboken to Boston is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs $45 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $65 and takes 4h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Hoboken to Boston.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Hoboken, NJ, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Hoboken to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Hoboken to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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
4h 15m
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
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Hoboken to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hoboken to Boston is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Hoboken to Boston.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Boston Airport.

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