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There are 9 ways to get from South Station to East Harlem by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus via Bronx, NY  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to Bronx, NY

$11 - $27

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Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Stamford to Harlem-125th St. New Haven / ...

Bus  •  4h 38m

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

$31 - $51

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from South Station to East Harlem 206.7 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, line 6 subway  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside-61 St to Grand Central-42 St
  3. Take the line 6 subway from Grand Central-42 St to 110 St

$82 - $313

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train, line 2 subway  •  3h 10m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Central Park North

$111 - $307

Fly Boston to Newark  •  3h 20m

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

$74 - $273

Bus to Hyannis, fly to New York JFK  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
  2. Fly from Hyannis (HYA) to New York JFK (JFK) HYA - JFK

$192 - $459

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  5h 31m

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

$161 - $578

South Station to East Harlem by walk and bus

The journey time between South Station and East Harlem is around 4h 32m and covers a distance of around 207 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 36m. Operated by Coach Run and MTA, the South Station to East Harlem service departs from South Station and arrives in 2 Av/E 121 St. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 32m
Fastest journey time:
3h 36m
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
$11
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:30
Last service departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Station to East Harlem walk and bus schedules

South Station → East Harlem
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in East Harlem is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in East Harlem is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from South Station to East Harlem is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from South Station to East Harlem is to fly and train and line 2 subway which costs $110 - $310 and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Station to East Harlem. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison and arriving at 2 Av/E 121 St via Bruckner Bl/Baisley Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Station station to East Harlem. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Harlem-125th St. via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between South Station and East Harlem is 185 miles. The road distance is 206.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Station to East Harlem without a car is to bus via Bronx, NY which takes 4h 4m and costs $11 - $27.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from South Station to East Harlem, including transfers.

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South Station to East Harlem bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison station.

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South Station to East Harlem train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from South Station to East Harlem is to bus via Bronx, NY which takes 4h 4m and costs $11 - $27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4h 12m, you could also fly, which costs $70 - $280 and takes 3h 20m.

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  • Distance: 185 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between South Station, MA, USA and East Harlem, NY, USA?

Coach Run operates a bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to Bronx, NY twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Station to East Harlem via Stamford Amtrak Station and Stamford in around 4h 12m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $310
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Hyannis to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hyannis to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday
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 Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Train from Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
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 Woodside-61 St to Grand Central-42 St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central-42 St to 110 St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Central Park North
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to Bronx, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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 Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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South Station to East Harlem bus services, operated by Coach Run, arrive at Bronx, NY station.

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South Station to East Harlem train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Harlem-125th St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Station to East Harlem is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from South Station to East Harlem.

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Cape Air, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1034+ hotels available in East Harlem. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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