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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley

Bus via Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport, CT to Boston, MA

Drive

  1. Drive from Riverside to Boston

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Riverside to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Riverside to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS)

Train to Newark, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS)

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Providence, train

  1. Take the train from Riverside to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Providence (PVD)
  3. Take the train from Providence to Boston

Riverside to Boston by train

The train journey time between Riverside and Boston is around 3h 50m and covers a distance of around 199 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 38 min. Services are operated by MTA Bus Company, Amtrak Acela and Amtrak Northeast Regional. Typically 133 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

133 Weekly Trains
3h 50m Average Duration
$19 Cheapest Price
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Riverside → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Boston is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Riverside to Boston is to drive. Taking this option will cost $17 - $26 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Boston. However, there are services departing from E Putnam Ave & 1212 E Putnam Ave and arriving at Boston, MA via Stamford Trans Ctr Bay E, Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub and Bridgeport, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riverside to Boston. However, there are services departing from Riverside and arriving at Boston via Stamford Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Riverside and Boston is 160 miles. The road distance is 178.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Boston without a car is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs $19 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Riverside to Boston, including transfers.

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Riverside to Boston bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Bridgeport, CT station.

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Riverside to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from Stamford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Boston is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs $19 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 7h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Riverside to Boston.
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  • Distance: 159.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Riverside, Fairfield County, CT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela operates a train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $230 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $75 and the journey takes 4h 54m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Newark to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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 Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$30 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$60 - $200
Business Seat - Adult
$65 - $230
First Class - Child 2-12
$95 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $320
First Class - Adult
$190 - $350
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $85
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$27 - $80
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $85
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $50
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$29 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $95
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$19 - $60
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $120
Business Class Seat
$60 - $160
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Riverside to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
new.mta.info
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$35 - $45
Onboard
$45 - $75
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Bridgeport, CT to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Riverside to Boston bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Riverside to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riverside to Boston is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Riverside to Boston.

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