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

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Train  •  5h 7m

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

$136 - $352

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Bus Boltbus  •  6h 4m

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

$20 - $44

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6h 21m

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

$25 - $47

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Newark to Boston College 218.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Newark to Boston, tram  •  3h 24m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the tram from Copley to Boston College

$66 - $293

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, tram  •  4h 9m

  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
  4. Take the tram from Copley to Boston College

$74 - $390

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Boston, tram  •  4h 17m

  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
  4. Take the tram from Copley to Boston College

$78 - $431

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Boston  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS

$177 - $501

Fly Newark to Providence, train, tram  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  3. Take the tram from Copley to Boston College

$181 - $717

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Boston College is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Boston College is to fly and tram which costs $65 - $300 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark station to Boston College. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Winship St @ Union St via Otis St @ Summer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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The distance between Newark and Boston College is 192 miles. The road distance is 218.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Boston College without a car is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs $130 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Newark to Boston College, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Newark to Boston College is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs $130 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $45 and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Newark to Boston College bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Boston College.
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  • Distance: 192 miles
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Boston College hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $350 and the journey takes 4h 22m. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Newark to Boston College once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $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 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Copley to Boston College
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 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
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $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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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Boston College is 219 miles. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Newark to Boston College.

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

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There are 762+ hotels available in Boston College. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 12m and costs $1 - $2.

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