There are 9 ways to get from New Brunswick to Boston by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 4m

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

$75 - $307

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Bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...

$33 - $46

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 3m

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

$69 - $267

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 9m

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

$73 - $308

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4h 49m

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

$122 - $432

Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Northeast Regional

$65 - $140

Train via New York  •  5h 40m

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

$42 - $141

Bus via South Station, Boston, MA  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan

$41 - $56

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Boston 248.7 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Boston is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Boston is to train and fly which costs $75 - $310 and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Boston. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at Boston South Buses via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Brunswick Amtrak Station station and arriving at Boston South Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Boston is 219 miles. The road distance is 248.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs $65 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from New Brunswick to Boston, including transfers.

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New Brunswick to Boston bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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New Brunswick to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from New Brunswick Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Boston is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs $65 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 2m.

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Map of how to get from New Brunswick to Boston.
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  • Distance: 219.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New Brunswick to Boston once a week. Tickets cost $65 - $140 and the journey takes 5h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Brunswick to Boston via New York Port Authority and New York, Ny in around 6h 2m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $140
Business Class Seat
$100 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 Metropark Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
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
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.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
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

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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New Brunswick to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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New Brunswick to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Brunswick to Boston is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from New Brunswick to Boston.

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

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