There are 7 ways to get from The Bronx to Boston by train, bus, car, subway 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.

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Train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Fordham to Stamford New Haven / ...
  2. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$119 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$27 - $74

5 alternative options

Bus via White Plains Bus Terminal Lane B  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to Boston, Ma 3434 / ...

$30 - $72

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from The Bronx to Boston 199.3 miles

$19 - $29

Line 5 subway, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from E 180 St to 59 St
  2. Take the subway from Lexington Av/59 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$65 - $259

Line 2 subway to Newark, fly  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Bronx Park East to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$76 - $309

Line 2 subway to New York JFK, fly  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Bronx Park East to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$67 - $298

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Bronx to Boston is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Bronx to Boston is to line 5 subway and subway and fly which costs $65 - $260 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Bronx to Boston. However, there are services departing from Boston Rd @ Pelham Pkwy and arriving at Boston, Ma via White Plains, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from The Bronx to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Fordham and arriving at Boston South Station via Stamford Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between The Bronx and Boston is 180 miles. The road distance is 199.3 miles.

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The best way to get from The Bronx to Boston without a car is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $110 - $330.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from The Bronx to Boston, including transfers.

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The Bronx to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from White Plains, Ny station.

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The Bronx to Boston train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Fordham station.

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The best way to get from The Bronx to Boston is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $110 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $75 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from The Bronx to Boston.
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  • Distance: 179.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from The Bronx to Boston via Stamford and Stamford Amtrak in around 4 h 51 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from The Bronx to Boston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Fordham to Stamford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$13 - $19
At station
$9 - $14
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from E 180 St to 59 St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/59 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Bronx Park East to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from White Plains, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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