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

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  1h 22m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$78 - $295

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Bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison NYC - Quincy

$15 - $40

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Subway to New York JFK, fly  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the subway from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$108 - $298

Train, train to Newark, fly  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Woodside to New York 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

Train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$38 - $133

Bus via Newton, MA  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA Manhattan-Newton / ...

$26 - $44

Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Jackson Heights to Boston 207.7 miles

$20 - $30

Jackson Heights to Boston by train

The train journey time between Jackson Heights and Boston is around 4h 36m and covers a distance of around 236 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h. Operated by MTA, Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Jackson Heights to Boston train service departs from Woodside 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 36m
Fastest train time:
4h
Trains per week:
91
Cheapest price:
$38
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:46
Last train departs at:
20:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Jackson Heights to Boston train schedules

Jackson Heights → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Jackson Heights to Boston is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Jackson Heights to Boston is to fly which costs $75 - $300 and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jackson Heights to Boston. However, there are services departing from Northern Bl/82 St and arriving at Boston, MA Oak & Harrison via Main St/Northern Bl, Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av and Bronx, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jackson Heights to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Woodside and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Moynihan Train Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Jackson Heights and Boston is 184 miles. The road distance is 207.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Jackson Heights to Boston without a car is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs $35 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Jackson Heights to Boston, including transfers.

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

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Jackson Heights to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Jackson Heights to Boston is to fly which takes 1h 22m and costs $75 - $300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $140 and takes 4h 43m, you could also bus, which costs $14 - $45 and takes 5h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Jackson Heights to Boston.
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  • Distance: 184.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Jackson Heights to Boston hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 48m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours.

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 New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
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 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
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
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

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 Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 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
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 York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
gobuses.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jackson Heights to Boston is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Jackson Heights 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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