There are 8 ways to get from New York to Salem 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express

$136 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus, line 459 bus  •  6 h 14 min

  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

$21 - $38

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA, line 459 bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...
  2. Take the line 459 bus from Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance to Salem Commuter Rail Station 459

$26 - $74

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from New York to Salem 229.7 miles

$22 - $35

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 26 min

  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 Salem

$65 - $264

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 29 min

  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 Salem

$66 - $305

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$65 - $305

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Manchester, bus, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Manchester (MHT) LGA - MHT
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
  4. Take the train from North Station to Salem

$154 - $488

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Salem is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Salem is to drive which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $22 - $35.

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The distance between New York and Salem is 326 km. The road distance is 367 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Salem. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Salem Commuter Rail Station via Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Salem hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Salem via Boston, MA and Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance in around 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from Lynn to Salem
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Salem
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
mbta.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance to Salem Commuter Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
mbta.com
Greyhound USA
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
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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