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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Essex 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.

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Train  •  6h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from North Station to Manchester Newburyport/Rockport Line

$166 - $387

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Bus, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the train from North Station to Manchester Newburyport/Rockport Line

$61 - $91

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Bus, line 459 bus  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
  2. Take the line 459 bus from Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance to Salem Commuter Rail Station 459

$83 - $113

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from New York to Essex 240.9 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Newark to Manchester, drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Drive from Manchester to Essex

$122 - $575

Fly New York La Guardia to Manchester, drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Manchester (MHT) LGA - MHT
  2. Drive from Manchester to Essex

$105 - $408

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, train  •  5h 47m

  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 train from Lynn to Ipswich

$96 - $305

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the train from Lynn to Ipswich

$108 - $352

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  3. Take the train from Lynn to Ipswich

$100 - $346

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  6h 50m

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

$232 - $777

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Essex is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Essex is to fly and drive which costs $120 - $600 and takes 3h 59m.

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The distance between New York and Essex is 213 miles. The road distance is 240.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Essex without a car is to train which takes 6h and costs $160 - $390.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from New York to Essex, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York to Essex is to train which takes 6h and costs $160 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus and line 459 bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 6h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Essex is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from New York to Essex.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 212.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h

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

You can take a train from New York to Essex via Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, North Station, and Manchester in around 6h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Essex via Boston, MA, Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance, and Salem Commuter Rail Station in around 6h 53m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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 New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Manchester
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Train from Lynn to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance to Salem Commuter Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
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 best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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