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There are 8 ways to get from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 37m

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

$122 - $346

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5h 21m

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

$22 - $68

6 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  5h 41m

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

$26 - $44

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge 218.4 miles

$21 - $35

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$79 - $306

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$70 - $266

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$74 - $305

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  4h 29m

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

$194 - $730

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The cheapest way to get from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge is to train and fly which costs $75 - $310 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge station. However, there are services departing from Secaucus Junction Bus Plaza and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge station. However, there are services departing from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Secaucus Junction and Cambridge is 191 miles. The road distance is 218.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge, including transfers.

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

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Secaucus Junction to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $70 and takes 5h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 190.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Secaucus Junction, NJ, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3h 38m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Greyhound USA also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
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
4h 15m
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
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Secaucus Junction to Cambridge bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Secaucus Junction to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Secaucus Junction to Cambridge is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Secaucus Junction to Cambridge.

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

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There are 753+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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