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from New York City to Boston

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

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To get from New York City to Boston on Jun 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMNew York City4h20 12:50PMBoston
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$481One-way
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05:00AMNew York City7h20 12:20PMBoston
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$451One-way
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10:00AMNew York City4h30 02:30PMBoston
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$511One-way
04:30PMNew York City4h30 09:00PMBoston
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$521One-way
02:00PMNew York City4h40 06:40PMBoston
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$531One-way

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Thu
Jun 17
$78Amtrak
$26Flixbus
$253United
Fri
Jun 18
$100Amtrak
$28Flixbus
$253United
Sat
Jun 19
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$40Peter Pan Bus
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Sun
Jun 20
$55Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$243United
Mon
Jun 21
$55Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$253Republic Airlines
Tue
Jun 22
$44Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$253United
Wed
Jun 23
$44Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$231United
Thu
Jun 24
$33Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$231United
Fri
Jun 25
$44Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$142Republic Airlines
Sat
Jun 26
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$25OurBus
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Sun
Jun 27
$44Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$105Republic Airlines
Mon
Jun 28
$33Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$142Republic Airlines
Tue
Jun 29
$33Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$105Republic Airlines
Wed
Jun 30
$33Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$105Republic Airlines
Thu
Jul 1
$33Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$105Republic Airlines
Fri
Jul 2
$78Amtrak
$21Flixbus
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Sat
Jul 3
$78Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$105Republic Airlines
Sun
Jul 4
$44Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$94Republic Airlines
Mon
Jul 5
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$21Flixbus
$142American Airlines
Tue
Jul 6
$32Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$94American Airlines

How to get from New York City to Boston

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from New York City to Boston, 76,79% 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 New York City to Boston 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 travel from New York City to Boston?

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

How far is it from New York City to Boston?

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

Where do I depart from New York City? Where do I arrive in Boston?

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

    Which travel companies can get me 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 by plane to Boston from New York City with Republic Airlines, and you can find Republic Airlines New York City to Boston tickets for $132 (€102) on Omio.
    • You can travel between New York City and Boston by bus with OurBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $31 (€24) with OurBus from New York City to Boston.
    • You can go to Boston from New York City by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $44 (€34) with Amtrak from New York City to Boston on Omio.
    Is there a direct service between New York City and Boston?

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

    • You can book a direct flight with Republic Airlines, United or JetBlue Airways.
    • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus or Peter Pan Bus.
    • You can travel directly by train with Amtrak or Amtrak.

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

    Where else should I travel to after my journey between New York City and Boston ends?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from New York City to Boston often extend their vacation 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!
    How far in advance should I buy my New York City to Boston one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

    • Plane tickets are costing $132 (€102) one way on average.
    • Bus tickets are costing $31 (€24) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost $44 (€34) one way on average.

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

    How do I get from New York City to Boston the cheapest way?

    The cheapest way to get from New York City to Boston is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $31 (€24) compared to other travel options to Boston:

    Taking a bus is about $101 (€78) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $132 (€102) for this route.

    A bus is $13 (€10) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from New York City to Boston costing on average $44 (€34).

    What is the fastest way to get from New York City to Boston?

    The fastest way to get to Boston from New York City is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 7 min.

    Other travel options to Boston can usually take longer:

    In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

    In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 8 min  on average.