There are 9 ways to get from Newark to Boston by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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

Fly Newark to Boston  •  2 h 34 min

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

$57 - $288

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$18 - $40

7 alternative options

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$111 - $387

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak 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

$112 - $426

Fly Newark to Manchester, bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$147 - $628

Train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$130 - $350

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$22 - $69

Night bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2502 / ...

$34 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Boston 222.9 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Boston is to fly which costs $55 - $290 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Newark and Boston is 197 miles. The road distance is 222.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Newark to Boston, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Boston, MA. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Newark to Boston hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $350 and the journey takes 4 h 21 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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
Greyhound USA
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 Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com
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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