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There are 7 ways to get from New York University to Harvard University by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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

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Train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$51 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$27 - $71

5 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  5h 47m

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

$27 - $41

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from New York University to Harvard University 213.4 miles

$20 - $30

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly, subway  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  3. Take the subway from South Station to Harvard

$65 - $259

Subway to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Howard Beach - JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$68 - $297

Fly from Newark, subway  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the subway from South Station to Harvard

$80 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York University to Harvard University is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from New York University to Harvard University is to subway and fly which costs $65 - $260 and takes 3h 42m.

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The distance between New York University and Harvard University is 189 miles. The road distance is 213.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York University to Harvard University without a car is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs $50 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from New York University to Harvard University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York University to Harvard University is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs $50 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $75 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York University to Harvard University is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from New York University to Harvard University.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 750+ hotels available in Harvard University. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York University to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 188.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between New York University, NY, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York University to Harvard University hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from New York University to Harvard University hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Greyhound USA also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
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
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from South Station to Harvard
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
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
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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