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Recommended option

Bus Limo Liner  •  4 h 15 min

$99

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 56 min

  1. 2504 / ...

$27 - $71

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Acela Express

$123 - $343

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. 209.2 miles

$20 - $30

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  2 h 54 min

  1. LGA - BOS

$68 - $258

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  3 h 12 min

  1. JFK - BOS

$68 - $296

Subway to Newark, fly to Boston  •  3 h 26 min

  1. EWR - BOS

$78 - $308

Fly New York La Guardia to Manchester, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. LGA - MHT

$150 - $479

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

Limo Liner operates a bus from Manhattan to Cambridge 4 times a day. Tickets cost $99 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Manhattan to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 48 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Limo Liner
Website
limoliner.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
limoliner.com
Book at
limoliner.com
Greyhound USA
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and Cambridge is 297 km. The road distance is 335 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Cambridge is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Cambridge is to subway and fly which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $65 - $260.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Boston, MA. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

The bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA takes 4 h 15 min including transfers and departs four times a day.