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There are 9 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$45 - $160

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Bus Boltbus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from 7 Av/W 36 St to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$17 - $28

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 15 min

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

$21 - $65

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 13 min

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

$24 - $38

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station 213.3 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Newark to Boston  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$69 - $303

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$62 - $256

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  3 h 19 min

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

$66 - $297

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station

$191 - $729

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station is to bus which costs $17 - $28 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station is to subway and fly which costs $60 - $260 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Boston South Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and South Station is 189 miles. The road distance is 213.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $45 - $160.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station takes 3 h 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $45 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $65 and takes 4 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs $65 - $310 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station.
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  • Distance: 188.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and South Station, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Greyhound USA also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
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 New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 7 Av/W 36 St to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Station.

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

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There are 775+ hotels available in South Station. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs $12 - $17.

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