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There are 9 ways to get from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Harford, CT Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan

$30 - $47

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Night bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Worcester, Ma to New York, Ny 2025

$22 - $55

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Bus, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Harford, CT
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central

$52 - $100

Train  •  6 h 14 min

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

$127 - $351

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal 172.7 miles

$16 - $25

Fly Worcester to New York JFK, train, line 7 subway  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Woodside
  3. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St

$122 - $664

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA

$75 - $269

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK

$81 - $312

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

$87 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Worcester station to Grand Central Terminal. However, there are services departing from Worcester, MA - Union Station and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY via Union Station, Hartford, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal station. However, there are services departing from Worcester and arriving at New York Penn Station via Boston Back Bay Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Worcester and Grand Central Terminal is 154 miles. The road distance is 172.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal, including transfers.

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Worcester to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Worcester, MA - Union Station.

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Worcester to Grand Central Terminal train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Worcester station.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $29 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $360 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal.
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  • Distance: 154.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Worcester, MA, USA and Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal via Union Station, Hartford, CT and Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal via Boston Back Bay Station and New York Penn Station in around 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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 Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Harford, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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
Night bus from Worcester, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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The quickest flight from Worcester Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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Worcester to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Worcester to Grand Central Terminal train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Worcester to Grand Central Terminal is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Worcester to Grand Central Terminal.

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JetBlue Airways offers flights from Worcester Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 2068+ hotels available in Grand Central Terminal. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Worcester Airport is to line 2 bus which takes 25 min and costs $2.

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