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There are 7 ways to get from Mount Vernon to Boston by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison Nyc

$11 - $26

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Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Mt Vernon East to Stamford New Haven
  2. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...

Bus via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY  •  6h 18m

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

$30 - $53

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Mount Vernon to Boston 196.3 miles

$19 - $28

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Mt Vernon East to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

Line 2 subway to Newark, fly  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Wakefield-241 St to 34 St-Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$73 - $265

Train, subway to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Mt Vernon East to Grand Central
  2. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

Mount Vernon to Boston by bus

The bus journey time between Mount Vernon and Boston is around 3h 38m and covers a distance of around 201 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 19m. Operated by MTA, MTA Bus Company and Coach Run, the Mount Vernon to Boston bus service departs from Edson Av/Bartow Av and arrives in Boston, MA Oak & Harrison. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 38m
Fastest bus time:
3h 19m
Bus distance:
201 miles
Buses per week:
8
Cheapest price:
$11
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:37
Last bus departs at:
08:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mount Vernon to Boston bus schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Mount Vernon to Boston is to drive, which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Vernon to Boston is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mount Vernon to Boston. However, there are services departing from Edson Av/Bartow Av and arriving at Boston, MA Oak & Harrison via Bronx, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mount Vernon to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Mt Vernon East and arriving at Boston South Station via Stamford Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Mount Vernon and Boston is 176 miles. The road distance is 196.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Mount Vernon to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 4h 26m and costs $10 - $27.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Mount Vernon to Boston, including transfers.

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Mount Vernon to Boston bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Bronx, NY station.

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Mount Vernon to Boston train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Mt Vernon East station.

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The best way to get from Mount Vernon to Boston is to bus which takes 4h 26m and costs $10 - $27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Mount Vernon to Boston.
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  • Distance: 175.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Mount Vernon, Westchester County, NY, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Coach Run operates a bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $20 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mount Vernon to Boston via Stamford and Stamford Amtrak Station in around 4h 34m.

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 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
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
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Mt Vernon East to Stamford
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Mt Vernon East to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
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 Wakefield-241 St to 34 St-Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.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 - $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 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 57 min.

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Mount Vernon to Boston bus services, operated by Coach Run, arrive at Boston, MA Oak & Harrison station.

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Mount Vernon to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Vernon to Boston is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Mount Vernon to Boston.

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Cape Air, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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