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There are 7 ways to get from Riverhead to Boston by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Riverhead LIRR to Orient Point Ferry Dock S92
  2. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  3. Take the train from New London Union Station to Boston South Station

$64 - $187

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Riverhead to Orient Point
  2. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  3. Drive from New London to Boston

$30 - $64

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Train  •  6h 41m

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

$61 - $182

Bus, car ferry  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Peconic Avenue to Orient Point Ferry Dock S92
  2. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  3. Take the bus from New London, Ct to Boston, Ma

$37 - $73

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 30m

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

$76 - $310

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Riverhead to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$76 - $275

Train to Newark, fly  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Riverhead to Jamaica
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$89 - $328

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riverhead to Boston is to drive and car ferry which costs $29 - $65 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Riverhead to Boston is to drive and car ferry which costs $29 - $65 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riverhead to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Riverhead and arriving at Boston South Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 41m.

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The distance between Riverhead and Boston is 130 miles.

The best way to get from Riverhead to Boston without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 6h 20m and costs $60 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Riverhead to Boston, including transfers.

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Riverhead to Boston train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Riverhead station.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Riverhead to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Riverhead to Boston.
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  • Distance: 130.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Riverhead, NY, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Riverhead to Boston via Jamaica, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 6h 41m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
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 London Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
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 London Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $140
First Class
$120 - $240
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Riverhead to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead LIRR to Orient Point Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Peconic Avenue to Orient Point Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
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 London, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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