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

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Train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston Acela / ...

$43 - $135

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Bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA Manhattan-Newton / ...

$24 - $47

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Bus, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the train from Worcester to Wellesley Square Framingham/Worcester Line

$29 - $59

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Wellesley 197.3 miles

$19 - $28

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square

$84 - $321

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square

$72 - $275

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square

$110 - $312

Train to Newark, fly to Providence, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay
  4. Take the train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square

$158 - $578

Manhattan to Wellesley by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Wellesley is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 243 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 11m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and MBTA, the Manhattan to Wellesley train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Wellesley Square. Typically 73 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 35m
Fastest train time:
4h 11m
Train distance:
243 miles
Trains per week:
73
Cheapest price:
$43
Carbon emissions:
20 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 Wellesley train schedules

Manhattan → Wellesley
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wellesley is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Wellesley is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Wellesley is to drive which takes 3h 36m and costs $19 - $28.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Wellesley. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Wellesley Square via Back Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Wellesley is 174 miles. The road distance is 197.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Wellesley without a car is to train which takes 4h 55m and costs $40 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Manhattan to Wellesley, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Wellesley train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Wellesley is to train which takes 4h 55m and costs $40 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $50 and takes 6h 27m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Manhattan to Wellesley train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston station.

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  • Distance: 174.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 42m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Go Buses operates a bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$18 - $280
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to Wellesley Square
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
MBTA
Train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
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.

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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 Worcester
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
gobuses.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Wellesley is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Manhattan to Wellesley.

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