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

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Train  •  5h 29m

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

$41 - $146

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Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from New York Gw Bridge to Boston "Greyhound"

$28 - $44

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Bus via New York City  •  6h 52m

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

Drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Drive from Ridgewood to Boston 218.6 miles

$21 - $35

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  3h 34m

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

$71 - $267

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

  1. Take the train from Ridgewood 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-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  4. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$88 - $323

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$114 - $314

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  5h 50m

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

$158 - $582

Ridgewood to Boston by train

The train journey time between Ridgewood and Boston is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 253 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 39m. Operated by NJ Transit, Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Ridgewood to Boston train service departs from Ridgewood and arrives in Boston South Station. Typically 90 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 35m
Fastest train time:
4h 39m
Trains per week:
90
Cheapest price:
$41
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:30
Last train departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ridgewood to Boston train schedules

Ridgewood → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Ridgewood to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Ridgewood to Boston is to train and fly which costs $70 - $270 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ridgewood to Boston. However, there are services departing from Van Neste Square and arriving at Boston via New York Gw Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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

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The distance between Ridgewood and Boston is 185 miles. The road distance is 218.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ridgewood to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs $40 - $150.

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

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Ridgewood to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York Gw Bridge station.

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Ridgewood to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Ridgewood to Boston is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs $40 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $45 and takes 6h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Ridgewood to Boston.
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  • Distance: 185.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 48m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York Gw Bridge to Boston 5 times a week. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
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
$400 - $1,200
Train operators
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.

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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 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 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 Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
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 Gw Bridge to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Ridgewood to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston station.

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Ridgewood to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ridgewood to Boston is 219 miles. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Ridgewood to Boston.

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Cape Air, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Boston Airport.

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