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There are 9 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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Fly Newark to Boston  •  1h 20m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$36 - $245

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Bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Buses Phil / ...

$21 - $44

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Fly Newark to Manchester, bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

$222 - $703

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  3h 8m

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

$139 - $491

Bus, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport to New York
  2. Take the subway from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$106 - $343

Train via New York  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$64 - $186

Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Boston South Station Northeast Regional

$65 - $140

Bus via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY  •  5h 40m

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

$46 - $76

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston 225.3 miles

$22 - $35

Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston by train

The train journey time between Newark Airport (EWR) and Boston is around 5h 10m and covers a distance of around 244 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 53m. Operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston train service departs from Newark Liberty International Airport and arrives in Boston South Station. Typically 33 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 10m
Fastest train time:
4h 53m
Train distance:
244 miles
Trains per week:
33
Cheapest price:
$65
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:20
Last train departs at:
20:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston train schedules

Newark Airport (EWR) → Boston
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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston is to bus which costs $21 - $45 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston is to fly which costs $35 - $250 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Newark Airport and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Liberty International Airport and arriving at Boston South Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Boston is 199 miles. The road distance is 225.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston without a car is to train via New York which takes 4h 53m and costs $60 - $190.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Newark Liberty International Airport station.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston is to fly which takes 1h 20m and costs $35 - $250. Alternatively, you can train via New York, which costs $60 - $190 and takes 4h 53m, you could also bus via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, which costs $45 - $80 and takes 5h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston.
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  • Distance: 199.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and Boston, MA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
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 Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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 Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $140
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190
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 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Newark Airport to New York
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
transbridgelines.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 - $50
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.

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 to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston is 225 miles. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Boston.

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

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