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There are 8 ways to get from Metuchen to Boston by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$74 - $306

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Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington St At High St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 116
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$25 - $77

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$68 - $268

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$72 - $307

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS

$161 - $489

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$126 - $350

Train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$27 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Metuchen to Boston 242.9 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Metuchen to Boston is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Metuchen to Boston is to train and fly which costs $70 - $310 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Metuchen station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via Washington St At High St and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Metuchen to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Metuchen and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Metuchen and Boston is 213 miles. The road distance is 242.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Metuchen to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Metuchen to Boston, including transfers.

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Metuchen to Boston bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Washington St At High St station.

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Metuchen to Boston train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Metuchen station.

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The best way to get from Metuchen to Boston is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $80 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Metuchen to Boston.
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  • Distance: 213.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Metuchen, NJ, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Metuchen to Boston via New York Penn Station in around 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Metuchen to Boston via Washington St At High St, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Metuchen to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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 Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Metuchen to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Metuchen to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Metuchen to Boston is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Metuchen to Boston.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 746+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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