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There are 8 ways to get from Plainsboro to Quincy by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$69 - $232

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Train, bus  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY-West 30th St to Cambridge, MA Manhattan-Cambridge / ...

$29 - $57

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Bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan / ...

$40 - $142

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Plainsboro to Quincy 267.5 miles

$26 - $40

Train to Newark, fly  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$56 - $294

Line 600 bus, train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the line 600 bus from Schalks Crossing Rd At Market St to Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive
  2. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  4. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  5. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

$95 - $350

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  5h 46m

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

$109 - $353

Line 600 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the line 600 bus from Schalks Crossing Rd At Market St to Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive
  2. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS
  4. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

$110 - $327

Plainsboro to Quincy by bus and train

The journey time between Plainsboro and Quincy is around 9h 49m and covers a distance of around 285 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 21m. Operated by NJ Transit, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others, the Plainsboro to Quincy service departs from Schalks Crossing Rd At Market St and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 49m
Fastest journey time:
7h 21m
Journey distance:
285 miles
Services per week:
23
Cheapest price:
$48
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:59
Last service departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Plainsboro to Quincy bus and train schedules

Plainsboro → Quincy
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The most affordable way to get from Plainsboro to Quincy is to drive, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Plainsboro to Quincy is to train and fly which costs $55 - $300 and takes 4h 43m.

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The distance between Plainsboro and Quincy is 230 miles. The road distance is 267.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Plainsboro to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs $65 - $240.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Plainsboro to Quincy, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Plainsboro to Quincy is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs $65 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $150 and takes 8h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plainsboro to Quincy is 268 miles. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Plainsboro to Quincy.

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

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  • Distance: 230.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Plainsboro, NJ, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Plainsboro to Quincy via Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive, Princeton Jct., New York Penn Station, New York Moynihan Train Hall, Boston South Station, and South Station in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plainsboro to Quincy via Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive, Princeton Jct., New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, South Station, Boston, MA, and South Station in around 8h 27m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$5 - $7
Adult
$11 - $15
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $210
First Class
$190 - $330
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$10 - $15
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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.

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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
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY-West 30th St to Cambridge, MA
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
gobuses.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Schalks Crossing Rd At Market St to Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4

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