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There are 6 ways to get from New Canaan to Boston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$114 - $323

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New Haven, Ct 3434 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$27 - $61

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from New Canaan to Boston 169.1 miles

$16 - $24

Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$88 - $338

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 36 min

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

$121 - $431

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 41 min

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

$123 - $468

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The cheapest way to get from New Canaan to Boston is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Canaan to Boston is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Canaan to Boston station. However, there are services departing from New Canaan and arriving at Boston South Station via Stamford Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between New Canaan and Boston is 152 miles. The road distance is 169.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Canaan to Boston without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $110 - $330.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from New Canaan to Boston, including transfers.

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New Canaan to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Stamford Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from New Canaan to Boston is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $110 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $65 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from New Canaan to Boston.
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  • Distance: 151.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between New Canaan, CT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New Canaan to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Canaan to Boston via Stamford, Stamford, Ct, New Haven, Ct, and New Haven, CT in around 5 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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
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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Bus operators
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 Stamford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
boltbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New Canaan to Boston is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from New Canaan to Boston.

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

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There are 755+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $138 USD per night.

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