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There are 8 ways to get from Worcester to Manhattan by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  3h 30m

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

$21 - $45

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Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Worcester Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$58 - $137

Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Worcester to Manhattan 173.5 miles

$17 - $25

Fly Worcester to New York JFK, subway  •  3h 13m

  1. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St

$98 - $303

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Boston / South Station Trains
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK

$99 - $204

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Boston / South Station Trains
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

$75 - $340

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Boston / South Station Trains
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA

$82 - $240

Bus to Providence, fly to Newark  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR

$182 - $603

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The cheapest way to get from Worcester to Manhattan is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Worcester to Manhattan is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Union Station, Worcester, MA station and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Worcester station to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Worcester Union Station and arriving at 86 St via Springfield Amtrak Station and 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Worcester and Manhattan is 152 miles. The road distance is 173.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $21 - $45.

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The bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Worcester to Manhattan bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Union Station, Worcester, MA.

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Worcester to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Worcester Union Station.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Manhattan is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $21 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $140 and takes 5h 52m.

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  • Distance: 152.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Worcester, MA, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Worcester to Manhattan via Springfield Amtrak Station, New York Penn Station, and 34 St - Penn Station in around 5h 52m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
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 Worcester Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
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 Springfield Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
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 Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to Boston / South Station Trains
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Worcester, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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

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

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Worcester to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Worcester to Manhattan is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Worcester to Manhattan.

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

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Book your Worcester to Manhattan bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and Greyhound.

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There are 1975+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Worcester Airport is to line 2 bus which takes 24 min and costs $2.

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