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There are 8 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the bus from 236 W 36th St. NYC to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$20 - $30

7 alternative options

Bus via New York, NY  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$21 - $35

Bus via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY  •  4h 29m

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

$21 - $40

Train  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Northeast Regional / ...

$60 - $210

Drive  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston 215.2 miles

$21 - $35

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  2h 56m

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

$62 - $256

Train to Newark, fly  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$74 - $305

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  3h 9m

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

$66 - $297

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston is to bus via New York, NY which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston is to train and fly which costs $70 - $310 and takes 2h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 236 W 36th St. NYC and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station station. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 13m.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and South Boston is 189 miles. The road distance is 215.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston without a car is to bus which takes 4h 24m and costs $20 - $30.

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The bus from 236 W 36th St. NYC to Boston, MA - South Station takes 4h 15m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Pennsylvania Station to South Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from 236 W 36th St. NYC station.

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Pennsylvania Station to South Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston is to bus which takes 4h 24m and costs $20 - $30. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $210 and takes 5h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston.
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  • Distance: 188.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and South Boston, MA, USA?

Boltbus operates a bus from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 5h 13m. Amtrak Acela Express also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $210
First Class
$190 - $330
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 236 W 36th St. NYC to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
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 New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Pennsylvania Station to South Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Pennsylvania Station to South Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania Station to South Boston is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Pennsylvania Station to South Boston.

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

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