How to get from Boston to New York City

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from Boston to New York City

You can get from Boston to New York City by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Boston to New York City on 15 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:00Boston4h15 21:15New York City
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£291One-way
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17:00Boston4h15 21:15New York City
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£291One-way
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18:00Boston3h48 21:48New York City
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£361One-way
07:00Boston4h45 11:45New York City
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£311One-way
18:51Back Bay Station, MA4h04 22:55Penn Station
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£371One-way

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Travel Information to New York City from Boston

distanceDistance189 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £251
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 3 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £251 • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, United or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 189 miles to New York City from Boston. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, United or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Boston to New York City.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Boston to New York City: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Boston to New York City. Tickets for a coach cost on average £26.

This is compared to other travel options to New York City:

A coach is £225 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Boston to New York City costing on average £251.

A coach is £85 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Boston to New York City costing on average £111.

The quickest way to travel between Boston and New York City is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 48 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 34 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 189 miles from Boston to New York City.

The average frequency per day from Boston to New York City is:

  • 17 coaches per day.
  • Around 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Boston to New York City as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Boston to New York City:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Boston to New York City:

    • You can travel by coach from Boston to New York City with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Boston to New York City tickets for £26 on Omio.
    • You can travel between Boston and New York City by flight with United. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £251 with United from Boston to New York City.
    • You can go to New York City from Boston by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for £111 with Amtrak from Boston to New York City on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Boston to New York City with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct coach to New York City with Flixbus, Go Buses or OurBus with 17 direct coaches per day.
    • You can check for a direct flight to New York City with Republic Airlines, American Airlines, United or JetBlue Airways with direct flights per day.
    • You can find 13 direct trains per day to take to New York City with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to New York City tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

    Your journey from Boston to New York City doesn't have to end in New York City. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Madrid or London to your Boston to New York City trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from New York City today!

    Before travelling from Boston to New York City, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket is £26 one way on average for this trip.
    • The price of a plane ticket is £251 one way on average for this route.
    • The price of a train ticket is £111 one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking Boston to New York City tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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