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There are 8 ways to get from Rahway to Back Bay (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston Acela / ...

$63 - $210

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Bus  •  6h 15m

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

$23 - $44

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Bus via Newton, MA  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA Manhattan-Newton / ...

$26 - $48

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Rahway to Back Bay (Station) 230.2 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Newark to Boston  •  3h 7m

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

$48 - $275

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Rahway to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$88 - $332

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  4h 14m

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

$102 - $335

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  4h 25m

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

$157 - $515

Rahway to Back Bay (Station) by train

The train journey time between Rahway and Back Bay (Station) is around 5h 9m and covers a distance of around 250 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 32m. Operated by NJ Transit, Amtrak Acela Express and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Rahway to Back Bay (Station) train service departs from Rahway and arrives in Boston. Typically 105 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 9m
Fastest train time:
4h 32m
Train distance:
250 miles
Trains per week:
105
Cheapest price:
$63
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:15
Last train departs at:
19:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rahway to Back Bay (Station) train schedules

Rahway → Back Bay (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Back Bay (Station) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Back Bay (Station) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Back Bay (Station) is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rahway to Back Bay (Station) is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Rahway to Back Bay (Station) is to fly which takes 3h 7m and costs $45 - $280.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rahway to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Saint Georges Ave At Central Ave and arriving at Boston, MA via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rahway to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Rahway and arriving at Boston via New York Moynihan Train Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Rahway and Back Bay (Station) is 206 miles. The road distance is 230.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rahway to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs $60 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Rahway to Back Bay (Station), including transfers.

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Rahway to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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Rahway to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Rahway to Back Bay (Station) is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs $60 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $45 and takes 6h 15m, you could also fly, which costs $45 - $280 and takes 3h 7m.

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  • Distance: 205.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Rahway, NJ, USA and Back Bay (Station), MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $200 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA 3 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 58m.

Airlines
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
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
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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
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
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Rahway to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$2 - $5
Adult
$5 - $10
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
gobuses.com

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Rahway to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Rahway to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rahway to Back Bay (Station) is 230 miles. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Rahway to Back Bay (Station).

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