There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey to Boston by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express

$130 - $350

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$22 - $42

8 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$22 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Boston 222.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Newark to Boston  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$57 - $288

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$65 - $259

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$66 - $300

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 38 min

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

$163 - $482

Fly Newark to Manchester, bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$147 - $628

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$232 - $714

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $350 and the journey takes 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Boston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Port Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New Jersey to Boston?

The distance between New Jersey and Boston is 378 km. The road distance is 357 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Boston?

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New Jersey to Boston?

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Boston is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $55 - $290.

Is there a direct train between New Jersey and Boston?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

Is there a direct bus between New Jersey and Boston?

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Boston. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Boston, Ma via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from New Jersey to Boston?

The train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak takes 4 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.