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There are 7 ways to get from Thornwood to Boston by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$39 - $127

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Bus  •  7h 6m

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

$19 - $36

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Train via Manhattan  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Pleasantville to Harlem-125th St.
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Stamford
  3. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Thornwood to Boston 190.4 miles

$18 - $27

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 9m

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

Train, subway to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Pleasantville to Grand Central
  2. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

Train to Newark, fly  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Pleasantville to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

Thornwood to Boston by bus and train

The journey time between Thornwood and Boston is around 5h 48m and covers a distance of around 219 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 25m. Operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, CT Transit, Amtrak and others, the Thornwood to Boston service departs from Kensico Rd @ Commerce St and arrives in Boston South Station. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 48m
Fastest journey time:
4h 25m
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
$39
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:36
Last service departs at:
21:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thornwood to Boston bus and train schedules

Departing Monday, June 21, 2021

Thornwood → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Thornwood to Boston is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Thornwood to Boston is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thornwood to Boston. However, there are services departing from Kensico Rd @ Commerce St and arriving at Boston, MA Oak & Harrison via Mamaroneck Avenue & Martine Avenue, Mill Rd @ Michael Frey Dr, Bruckner Bl/Wilkinson Av and Bronx, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thornwood to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Pleasantville and arriving at Boston South Station via Harlem-125th St. and Stamford Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 48m.

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The distance between Thornwood and Boston is 165 miles. The road distance is 190.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Thornwood to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs $35 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Thornwood to Boston, including transfers.

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Thornwood to Boston bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Bronx, NY station.

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Thornwood to Boston train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Pleasantville station.

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The best way to get from Thornwood to Boston is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs $35 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $40 and takes 7h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Thornwood to Boston.
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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 3m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Coach Run operates a bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $20 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 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
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Pleasantville to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Stamford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Pleasantville to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
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 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Bronx, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Thornwood to Boston bus services, operated by Coach Run, arrive at Boston, MA Oak & Harrison station.

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Thornwood to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thornwood to Boston is 190 miles. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Thornwood to Boston.

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

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