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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston

Bus via Boston, MA

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

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from New York to Wellesley

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS)
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS)
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, train

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square

Train to New York JFK, fly to Worcester, train

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

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Worcester, train

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Worcester (ORH)
  3. Take the train from Worcester to Wellesley Square

New York to Wellesley by train

The train journey time between New York and Wellesley is around 5h 33m and covers a distance of around 243 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 55 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 11m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and MBTA, the New York to Wellesley train service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Wellesley Square. Typically 76 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 37m
Layover time:
55 min
Total time:
5h 33m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 11m
Train distance:
243 miles
Trains per week:
76
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:40
Last train departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Wellesley train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wellesley is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wellesley is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Wellesley is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The most affordable way to get from New York to Wellesley is to drive, which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Wellesley is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Wellesley. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at Wellesley Square via Back Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between New York and Wellesley is 178 miles. The road distance is 199 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Wellesley without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs $20 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from New York to Wellesley, including transfers.

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New York to Wellesley train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Wellesley is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs $20 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus via Boston, MA, which costs $26 - $45 and takes 5h 28m.

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

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New York to Wellesley train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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  • Distance: 177.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $200 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA once a week. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 58m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Hyannis
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Newark to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $330
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$220 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$220 - $310
First Class - Child
$220 - $310
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Wellesley Square
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $9
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$4 - $9
Train from Worcester to Wellesley Square
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $11
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$8 - $11
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
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 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Wellesley is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from New York to Wellesley.

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American Airlines, Delta, Cape Air and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport.

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