There are 8 ways to get from Waltham to New York by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Newton, MA to Manhattan, NY Newton

$18 - $30

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...

$41 - $141

Bus via Boston South Buses  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York Boston

$32 - $36

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Waltham to New York 207.9 miles

$20 - $30

Line 505 bus to Boston, fly to New York JFK  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the line 505 bus from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station to Lincoln St @ Essex St
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK

$81 - $333

Line 505 bus to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the line 505 bus from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station to Lincoln St @ Essex St
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA

$74 - $331

Line 505 bus to Boston, fly to Newark  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the line 505 bus from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station to Lincoln St @ Essex St
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

$83 - $479

Line 505 bus, train to Providence, fly to Newark, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the line 505 bus from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station to Lincoln St @ Essex St
  2. Take the train from Boston / South Station Trains to Providence
  3. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  4. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$176 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Waltham to New York is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Waltham to New York is to line 505 bus and fly which costs $80 - $340 and takes 3h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newton, MA and arriving at Manhattan, NY. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waltham to New York station. However, there are services departing from Waltham and arriving at New York Penn Station via Porter and Boston South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Waltham and New York is 184 miles. The road distance is 207.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Waltham to New York without a car is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs $18 - $30.

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The bus from Newton, MA to Manhattan, NY takes 3h 45m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Waltham to New York bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Newton, MA station.

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Waltham to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Waltham to New York is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs $18 - $30. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $150 and takes 4h 56m.

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  • Distance: 183.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Waltham, MA, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Go Buses operates a bus from Newton, MA to Manhattan, NY 5 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 42m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Boston / South Station Trains to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Newton, MA to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
gobuses.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
MBTA

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Waltham to New York bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Manhattan, NY station.

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Waltham to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waltham to New York is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Waltham to New York.

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

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