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There are 8 ways to get from New Brunswick to Massachusetts by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  3h 3m

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

$76 - $304

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5h 45m

  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 / ...

$27 - $61

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  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

$70 - $433

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  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

$74 - $472

Train to Newark, fly to Manchester  •  3h 37m

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

$308 - $801

Train  •  5h 42m

  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 Express / ...

$52 - $338

Bus Megabus  •  6h 15m

  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, MA

$30 - $59

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 Massachusetts is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 26m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Massachusetts station. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Massachusetts station. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Massachusetts is 182 miles. The road distance is 248.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Massachusetts without a car is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs $50 - $340.

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

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New Brunswick to Massachusetts bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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New Brunswick to Massachusetts train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New Brunswick station.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Massachusetts is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs $50 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $65 and takes 5h 45m.

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Map of how to get from New Brunswick to Massachusetts.
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  • Distance: 182.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 3m

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

You can take a train from New Brunswick to Boston via New York Penn Station in around 5h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Brunswick to Boston via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY in around 5h 45m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
37m
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 New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
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 New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.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 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
7h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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

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New Brunswick to Massachusetts bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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New Brunswick to Massachusetts train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Massachusetts. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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