There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Back Bay by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Newark, taxi  •  9h 2m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sydney (YQY) EWR - YQY
  2. Take a taxi from Sydney to Back Bay

$477 - $1,461

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Train, bus  •  36h 56m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Moncton
  3. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Truro, NS
  4. Take the bus from Truro, NS to Wagmatcook

$346 - $565

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Fly from New York La Guardia, taxi  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Sydney (YQY) LGA - YQY
  2. Take a taxi from Sydney to Back Bay

$417 - $944

Train to Philadelphia, fly, taxi  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Sydney (YQY) PHL - YQY
  3. Take a taxi from Sydney to Back Bay

$579 - $1,764

Bus, train  •  37h 56m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, QC
  2. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
  3. Take the bus from Halifax to Wagmatcook

$377 - $605

Drive  •  17h 12m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Back Bay 1612 km

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Back Bay is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 17h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Back Bay is to fly and taxi which costs $290 - $700 and takes 7h 56m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Back Bay is 1211 km. The road distance is 1612 km.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Back Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 36h 56m and costs $240 - $410.

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It takes approximately 9h 2m to get from Manhattan to Back Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Back Bay is 1h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 3:42 PM in Manhattan and 4:42 PM in Back Bay.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Back Bay is 1612 km. It takes approximately 17h 12m to drive from Manhattan to Back Bay.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Sydney Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Back Bay.
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  • Distance: 1211 km
  • Duration: 9h 2m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Back Bay, NS, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Manhattan to Back Bay. However, you can take the subway to 34 St - Penn Station, take the walk to New York Penn Station, take the train to Newark Airport Railroad Station, take the walk to Newark Liberty Airport Station, take the AirTrain to Terminal B, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Sydney, then take the taxi to Back Bay. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, take the walk to 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station, take the bus to Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B, take the walk to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Sydney, then take the taxi to Back Bay.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Quebec, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Sydney via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Sydney via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Sydney via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sydney via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Train operators
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 Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$330 - $450
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$130 - $190
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 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $120
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Moncton
Ave. Duration
16h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$120 - $160
Economy
$160 - $230
EconomyPlus
$200 - $280
Business
$280 - $390
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$160 - $190
Economy
$190 - $280
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Business
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Truro, NS
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Truro, NS to Wagmatcook
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax to Wagmatcook
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
maritimebus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Longueuil, QC
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sydney to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Marg's Taxi
Phone
+1 902 849 8794
Gerry's Taxi
Phone
+1 902 849 7341
Bud's Taxi
Phone
+1 902 849 4055
Midway Taxi
Phone
+1 902 862 6800
Dynasty Cabs
Phone
+1 902-562-5777
Website
facebook.com

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