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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly New York JFK to Boston, train  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$75 - $232

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Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$49 - $233

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Fly New York JFK to Hyannis, bus, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Hyannis (HYA) JFK - HYA
  2. Take the bus from Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
  3. Take the train from South Station to Worcester

$198 - $386

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$55 - $213

Train, bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven Union Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from New Haven to Worcester "Greyhound"

$56 - $121

Train  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line

$55 - $159

Bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan

$49 - $71

Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester 176.2 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Worcester via Jamaica, New York Moynihan Train Hall and Back Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 6m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Worcester is 153 miles. The road distance is 176.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 4m and costs $55 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester is to train which takes 7h 6m and costs $55 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8h 23m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Worcester station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 152.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Worcester, MA, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester via Jamaica AirTrain, Jamaica, New York Penn Station, New York Moynihan Train Hall, and Back Bay in around 7h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester via Howard Beach-Station A, Howard Beach-JFK Airport, 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, and Union Station, Springfield, MA in around 8h 23m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Hyannis
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $270
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$11 - $240
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$11 - $230
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Hyannis via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Hyannis via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $260
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Train from South Station to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
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 Haven to Worcester
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Worcester.

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

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