There are 8 ways to get from Manhattan to Canton by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan

$39 - $57

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Bus, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the train from Providence to Canton Junction Providence/Stoughton Line

$30 - $53

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Train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Providence to Canton Junction Providence/Stoughton Line

$43 - $133

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Canton 215.9 miles

$21 - $35

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Canton Junction

$73 - $381

Subway, train to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  4. Take the train from Back Bay to Canton Junction

$80 - $385

Subway, train to Newark, fly to Boston, train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - 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
  4. Take the train from Back Bay to Canton Junction

$87 - $414

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to Canton Junction

$226 - $585

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Canton is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Canton is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Canton. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Canton Junction via New York Penn Station and Providence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Canton is 175 miles. The road distance is 215.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Canton without a car is to bus which takes 5h 24m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Manhattan to Canton, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Canton train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Canton is to bus which takes 5h 24m and costs $35 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $140 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Canton.
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  • Distance: 175.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Canton via 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Providence in around 5h 40m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Canton Junction
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Train from Back Bay to Canton Junction
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
MBTA
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 Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
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 Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
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 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 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Manhattan to Canton train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Canton Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Canton is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Manhattan to Canton.

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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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There are 453+ hotels available in Canton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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