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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Boston

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Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Boston

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston

  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)

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Boston

  1. Take the subway from 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS)

Train to Newark, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS)

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Worcester

  1. Take the subway from 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH)

Manhattan to Massachusetts by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Massachusetts is around 4h 13m and covers a distance of around 231 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 41m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Manhattan to Massachusetts train service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Boston. Typically 106 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
4h 13m
Fastest train time:
3h 41m
Train distance:
231 miles
Trains per week:
106
Cheapest price:
$45
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:40
Last train departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Massachusetts train schedules

Manhattan → Massachusetts
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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Massachusetts is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Massachusetts is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Massachusetts is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Massachusetts is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Massachusetts is to subway and fly which costs $75 - $330 and takes 2h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York City and arriving at Boston. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station station and arriving at Boston. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Massachusetts is 150 miles. The road distance is 211.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Massachusetts without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs $45 - $160.

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The train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston takes 3h 43m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manhattan to Massachusetts bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from New York City station.

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Manhattan to Massachusetts train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Massachusetts is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs $45 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $55 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Massachusetts.
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  • Distance: 149.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Massachusetts, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 3h 43m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from New York City to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 4h 35m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Manhattan to Massachusetts bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Boston station.

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Manhattan to Massachusetts train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Massachusetts is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Manhattan to Massachusetts.

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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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Book your Manhattan to Massachusetts train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Manhattan to Massachusetts bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and Busbud.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Massachusetts. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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