There are 9 ways to get from New York to Harvard by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA Manhattan-Newton / ...

$159 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses New York
  2. Take the train from Porter to Littleton/Rte 495 Fitchburg Line

$60 - $70

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Train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Porter to Littleton/Rte 495 Fitchburg Line

$69 - $167

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from New York to Harvard 202.1 miles

$19 - $29

Train to New York JFK, fly to Worcester  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH

$193 - $545

Fly New York La Guardia to Manchester, taxi  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Manchester (MHT) LGA - MHT
  2. Take a taxi from Manchester to Harvard

$360 - $500

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Littleton/Rte 495

$100 - $362

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Littleton/Rte 495

$111 - $513

Fly New York JFK to Boston, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Littleton/Rte 495

$108 - $367

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Harvard is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Harvard is to train and fly which costs $190 - $550 and takes 3h 14m.

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The distance between New York and Harvard is 176 miles. The road distance is 202.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Harvard without a car is to bus which takes 4h 23m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from New York to Harvard, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York to Harvard is to bus which takes 4h 23m and costs $150 - $200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Worcester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Harvard is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from New York to Harvard.

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JetBlue Airways offers flights from New York JFK Airport to Worcester Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Harvard. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Harvard.
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  • Distance: 175.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

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

Go Buses operates a bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Harvard via Boston South Station, South Station, Porter, Porter, and Littleton/Rte 495 in around 6h 11m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Hyannis
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Train operators
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 Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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 Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Porter to Littleton/Rte 495
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
MBTA
Train from North Station to Littleton/Rte 495
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
MBTA
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gobuses.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester to Harvard
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Manchester Taxi
Phone
+1 603-623-2222

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