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

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Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$61 - $292

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Bus  •  5 h

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

$22 - $68

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$65 - $259

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$67 - $298

Fly Newark to Manchester, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$151 - $632

Train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$123 - $343

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Boston 219.5 miles

$21 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Jersey City to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Jersey City and Boston is 194 miles. The road distance is 219.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Boston without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Jersey City to Boston, including transfers.

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Jersey City 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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Jersey City 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 Jersey City to Boston is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Jersey City to Boston.
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  • Distance: 193.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Jersey City to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Jersey City to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 10 minutes.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to Newark
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to Boston is 220 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Jersey City to Boston.

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

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There are 754+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

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