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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Worcester by bus, train, night bus, 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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Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Springfield, Ma 2008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$29 - $72

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Night bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma 2026

$22 - $55

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Train, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Springfield Amtrak Vermonter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$45 - $104

Train, bus via New Haven Union Station  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$108 - $271

Train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Worcester Amtrak

$121 - $294

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from New York to Worcester 176.9 miles

$17 - $25

Fly Newark to Boston, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$85 - $329

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$73 - $280

Fly New York JFK to Boston, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$77 - $321

Train to New York JFK, fly to Worcester  •  4 h 4 min

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

$91 - $453

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Worcester, Ma. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Worcester. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Worcester Amtrak via New Haven Union Station and Springfield Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between New York and Worcester is 156 miles. The road distance is 176.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Worcester without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 19 min and costs $28 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from New York to Worcester, including transfers.

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New York to Worcester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Worcester is to bus which takes 5 h 19 min and costs $28 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $300 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 156.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from New York to Worcester via Springfield, Ma and Springfield in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Worcester via New Haven Union Station and Springfield Amtrak in around 6 h 16 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Worcester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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 New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
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
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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.

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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, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Night bus from New York, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Springfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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New York to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Worcester, MA - Union Station.

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New York to Worcester train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Worcester Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Worcester is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from New York to Worcester.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Boston Airport.

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