There are 10 ways to get from New York to Franklin by train, bus, night train, car 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  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Franklin Franklin Line

$134 - $349

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Bus, night train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
  2. Take the night train from South Station to Franklin Franklin Line

$26 - $42

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Bus, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...
  2. Take the train from South Station to Franklin Franklin Line

$29 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from New York to Franklin 203.2 miles

$19 - $29

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  4 h 56 min

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

$67 - $266

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  4 h 50 min

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

$79 - $315

Fly New York JFK to Boston, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the train from South Station to Franklin

$69 - $305

Fly Newark to Manchester, bus, train  •  6 h 14 min

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

$169 - $655

Fly New York JFK to Worcester, bus, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the train from South Station to Franklin

$105 - $485

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$200 - $741

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Franklin is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Franklin is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Franklin. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Franklin via Back Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between New York and Franklin is 165 miles. The road distance is 203.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Franklin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $130 - $350.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from New York to Franklin, including transfers.

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New York to Franklin train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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  • Distance: 165 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from New York to Franklin via Boston Back Bay Station and Back Bay in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Franklin
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
mbta.com
Night train from South Station to Franklin
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
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 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
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com

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