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

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Train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston Acela / ...

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Bus via New York  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Boston 2610 / ...

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Bus  •  6h

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

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Park Ridge to Boston 209.5 miles

Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Park Ridge to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Park Ridge to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  4. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Park Ridge to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St-Herald Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  4. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

Park Ridge to Boston by train

The train journey time between Park Ridge and Boston is around 5h 29m and covers a distance of around 258 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. Services are operated by NJ Transit, Amtrak Acela and Amtrak Northeast Regional. Typically 95 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

95 Weekly Trains
5h 29m Average Duration
$24 Cheapest Price
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Park Ridge → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Park Ridge to Boston is to bus via New York which costs $20 - $75 and takes 6h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Park Ridge to Boston is to train and fly which costs $70 - $250 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Park Ridge to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Park Ridge and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Park Ridge to Boston. However, there are services departing from Park Ridge and arriving at Boston via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Park Ridge and Boston is 180 miles. The road distance is 209.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Park Ridge to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs $23 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Park Ridge to Boston, including transfers.

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Park Ridge to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Park Ridge to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Park Ridge to Boston is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs $23 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 6h.

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Map of how to get from Park Ridge to Boston.
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  • Distance: 179.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

Amtrak Acela operates a train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $260 and the journey takes 3h 49m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Greyhound USA also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
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
$270 - $850
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 NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $260
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $390
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 NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Park Ridge to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$2 - $5
Adult
$5 - $10
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$2 - $7
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
new.mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
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 34 St-Herald Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$22 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$17 - $24

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Park Ridge to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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Park Ridge to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Park Ridge to Boston is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Park Ridge to Boston.

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

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