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There are 7 ways to get from Newark Penn Station to South Boston by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela Express / ...

$65 - $210

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA Phil

$20 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY  •  5h 19m

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

$22 - $44

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Newark Penn Station to South Boston 224.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Newark  •  2h 37m

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

$58 - $288

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$65 - $348

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$69 - $389

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The cheapest way to get from Newark Penn Station to South Boston is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Penn Station to South Boston is to fly which costs $55 - $290 and takes 2h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Boston, MA. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Newark Penn Station and South Boston is 196 miles. The road distance is 224.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Penn Station to South Boston without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs $65 - $210.

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The train from Newark Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station takes 4h 12m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Newark Penn Station to South Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Newark Penn Station to South Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark Penn Station to South Boston is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs $65 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $40 and takes 4h 30m, you could also fly, which costs $55 - $290 and takes 2h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Newark Penn Station to South Boston.
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  • Distance: 196.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Newark Penn Station, NJ, USA and South Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark Penn Station to South Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $150 - $210 and the journey takes 4h 12m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Newark Penn Station to South Boston twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 Newark Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$150 - $210
First Class
$200 - $340
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $95
First Class
$60 - $180
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Business Class Seat
$50 - $95
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
boltbus.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 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Newark Penn Station to South Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Newark Penn Station to South Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Penn Station to South Boston is 225 miles. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Newark Penn Station to South Boston.

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

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There are 874+ hotels available in South Boston. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark Penn Station to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 18m and costs $1 - $3.

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