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Travel Information from Boston to New York City

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $120 (€100) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, United or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 189 miles (305 km) to New York City from Boston. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Boston to New York City.

How to get from Boston to New York City

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Boston to New York City, 81,54% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Boston to New York City and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

How do I get from Boston to New York City?

There are 3 ways to get from Boston to New York City: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Boston to New York City?

The cheapest way to get from Boston to New York City is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€16) compared to other travel options to New York City:

A bus is generally $100 (€84) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $120 (€100) from Boston to New York City.

Taking a bus is about $62 (€52) less than taking a train, which costs on average $81 (€68) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel between Boston and New York City?

The quickest way to travel to New York City from Boston is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to New York City by bus can take on average 3 h 55 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 1 min.

How far is it from Boston to New York City?

The distance is approximately 189 miles (305 km) from Boston to New York City.

How many services a day are there from Boston to New York City?

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

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Boston to New York City?

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

    Which travel companies can get me 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 take a bus from Boston to New York City with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€16) with Flixbus from Boston to New York City.
    • You can travel by plane from Boston to New York City with United, and you can find United Boston to New York City tickets for $120 (€100) on Omio.
    • You can travel from Boston to New York City by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $81 (€68) with Amtrak from Boston to New York City.

    Can I find a direct route between Boston and New York City?

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

    • You'll find 12 direct trains per day with Amtrak or Amtrak.

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

    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Boston to New York City?

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

    How early should I buy Boston to New York City tickets online to score the best deals?

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

    • A bus ticket costs $20 (€16) one way on average for this trip.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $120 (€100) one way for this journey.
    • A train ticket for this trip is costing $81 (€68) one way on average.

    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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