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There are 5 bus companies operating 4 routes, 1 train company operating 2 routes - Acela Express, Northeast Regional, 1 ferry company operating 1 routes, 5 airlines operating 4 routes. The cheapest bus costs $15 and is 5h 0min. The cheapest train costs $37 and is 3h 39min. The cheapest ferry costs $165 and is 5h 44min. The cheapest flight costs $68 and is 1h 18min.

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Bus
New York to Boston
$26
4h 45min
Train
NYP to BOS
$37
3h 41min
Ferry
E 35th Street Ferry Terminal to Oak Bluffs
$165
5h 44min
Flight
LGA to BOS
$226
7h 46min
Bus
New York to Chelsea
$26
6h 0min
Flight
EWR to BOS
$68
1h 18min
Bus
New York to Everett
$28
5h 49min
Train
NWK to BOS
$39
3h 50min
Flight
TEB to BOS
$239
5h 9min
Bus
Secaucus to Boston
$15
5h 0min
Flight
JFK to BOS
$71
1h 26min
Drive
New York City to Boston
$20
4h 44min

What is the best way to travel from New York City to Boston?

There are 5 ways to travel from New York City to Boston. 4 buses, 2 trains, 1 ferry, 4 flights and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The bus operated by Megabus running from Secaucus to Boston is the cheapest. The flight operated by jetBlue running from EWR to BOS is the fastest. The bus operated by Peter Pan / Greyhound running from New York to Boston is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between New York City and Boston?

There are several bus companies - Peter Pan / Greyhound, Greyhound, Bonanza / Peter Pan, GLI, Megabus - scheduled to run from New York City to Boston. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from New York City to Boston. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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New York City airports, bus, and train stations

NYP New York Penn Station
2.6 miles from New York City
E 35th Street Ferry Terminal
Manhattan · 2.7 miles from New York City
LGA La Guardia
airport · 8.2 miles from New York City
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
airport · 8.6 miles from New York City
NWK Newark Penn Station
8.4 miles from New York City
JFK John F Kennedy Intl
airport · 13 miles from New York City

Boston airports, bus, and train stations

BBY Boston Back Bay Station
1.1 miles from Boston
BOS Boston South Station
0.5 miles from Boston
Oak Bluffs
Marthas Vineyard · 67.3 miles from Boston
BOS General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl
airport · 2.8 miles from Boston