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There are 7 ways to get from Newtown to Boston by taxi, train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Newtown to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from W Main St & Leavenworth St to Asylum St at Bushnell Park
  2. Take the bus from Hartford to Boston

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Bus via Hartford

  1. Take the bus from W Main St & Leavenworth St to Asylum St at Bushnell Park
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to South Station, Boston, MA

Train

  1. Take the train from South Norwalk to New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston

Drive

  1. Drive from Newtown to Boston

Train, line 7 subway to New York La Guardia, fly

  1. Take the train from Bethel to South Norwalk
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Grand Central Terminal
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central-42 St to 74 St-Broadway
  4. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)

Train, subway to New York JFK, fly

  1. Take the train from Bethel to South Norwalk
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Grand Central Terminal
  3. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  4. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS)
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The cheapest way to get from Newtown to Boston is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Newtown to Boston is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 37m.

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The distance between Newtown and Boston is 133 miles. The road distance is 149.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newtown to Boston without a car is to taxi and train which takes 2h 46m and costs $130 - $340.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from Newtown to Boston, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Newtown to Boston is to bus via Hartford which takes 5h 3m and costs $65 - $95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newtown to Boston is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Newtown to Boston.

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Cape Air, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Newtown to Boston.
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  • Distance: 133.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between Newtown, CT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Newtown to Boston via Heritage Village & Village Green, S Main St & E Main St, W Main St & Leavenworth St, Asylum St at Bushnell Park, and Union Station, Hartford, CT in around 5h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newtown to Boston via Bethel, South Norwalk, New Haven, and New Haven Union Station in around 5h 11m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$29 - $95
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$50 - $170
Business Seat - Adult
$55 - $190
First Class - Child 2-12
$85 - $160
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $280
First Class - Adult
$170 - $310
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$17 - $55
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $110
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from South Norwalk to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Train from Bethel to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Train from South Norwalk to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
new.mta.info
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 Grand Central-42 St to 74 St-Broadway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-525-9181
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from W Main St & Leavenworth St to Asylum St at Bushnell Park
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
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Two-Hour Pass - Senior (65+) / Disabled
$1
Two-Hour Pass - Youth (Age 5-18)
$2
Two-Hour Pass
$2
Two-Hour Pass Express - Senior (65+) / Disabled
$2 - $3
Two-Hour Pass express
$4 - $6
Two-Hour Pass Express - Youth (Age 5-18)
$6
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Hartford to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Newtown to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Maffei's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 203-792-0029
Danbury Taxi
Phone
+1 203-731-0022
Website
danburytaxict.com
A Cab Company
Phone
+1 203-792-8294
Website
acabcompany.com

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