How to get from New York City to Boston

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from New York City to Boston

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from New York City to Boston on 18 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00New York City4h15 13:15Boston
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£311One-way
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16:00New York City5h30 21:30Boston
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£261One-way
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17:00New York City4h15 21:15Boston
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£341One-way
11:00New York City3h48 14:48Boston
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£391One-way
09:00New York City3h58 12:58Boston
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£391One-way

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Travel Information to Boston from New York City

distanceDistance189 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £286
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £38 • 3 h 58 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £286 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPeter Pan Bus, JetBlue Airways or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 189 miles between New York City and Boston. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Peter Pan Bus, JetBlue Airways or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from New York City to Boston.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Boston from New York City. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from New York City to Boston. Tickets for a coach cost on average £38.

This is compared to other travel options to Boston:

A coach is generally £248 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £286 from New York City to Boston.

A coach is generally £28 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £66 from New York City to Boston.

The quickest way to travel to Boston from New York City is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 58 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 42 min   of travel time.

Boston is approximately 189 miles away from New York City.

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

  • Around 17 coaches per day.
  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between New York City and Boston 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 for travellers from New York City to Boston:

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

    • You can travel to Boston from New York City by coach with Peter Pan Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £38 with Peter Pan Bus from New York City to Boston.
    • You can travel from New York City to Boston by flight with JetBlue Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £286 with JetBlue Airways from New York City to Boston.
    • You can travel by train to Boston from New York City with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak New York City to Boston tickets for £66 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from New York City to Boston with the following travel operators:

    • You'll find 17 direct coaches per day with Flixbus, Go Buses or OurBus.
    • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with Republic Airlines, American Airlines, United or JetBlue Airways.
    • You can take a direct train with Amtrak or Amtrak with 16 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Boston as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between New York City and Boston.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from New York City to Boston often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Paris or Madrid. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your New York City and Boston itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Boston and any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip to Boston from New York City, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets are costing on average £38 one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average £286 one way.
    • Train tickets cost on average £66 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets between New York City and Boston online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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