There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Emerson College by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  4h 36m

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

$35 - $50

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Bus via Boston South Buses  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...

$27 - $40

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Train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela / ...

$38 - $133

Drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Emerson College 210.4 miles

$20 - $30

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 23m

  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

$70 - $362

Subway, train to New York JFK, fly  •  3h 42m

  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

$77 - $366

Subway, train to Newark, fly  •  3h 45m

  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

$84 - $415

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Emerson College is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Emerson College is to subway and fly which costs $70 - $370 and takes 3h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Emerson College station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Emerson College is 186 miles. The road distance is 210.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Emerson College without a car is to bus which takes 4h 36m and costs $35 - $50.

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA takes 4h 15m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Manhattan to Emerson College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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

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What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Emerson College, 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, Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 48m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $900
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 Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
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 Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 15 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
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 New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Emerson College is to bus which takes 4h 36m and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $140 and takes 4h 51m.

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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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Manhattan to Emerson College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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Manhattan to Emerson College train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Emerson College is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Manhattan to Emerson College.

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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 615+ hotels available in Emerson College. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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