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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 Jan 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMNew York City4h30 07:30PMBoston
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$271One-way
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03:00PMNew York City4h30 07:30PMBoston
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$271One-way
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08:30AMNew York City4h20 12:50PMBoston
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$441One-way
10:00AMNew York City4h30 02:30PMBoston
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$441One-way
03:00PMNew York City4h20 07:20PMBoston
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$481One-way

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Wed
Jan 26
$91Amtrak
$24Flixbus
$104Republic Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
$66Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$104American Airlines
Fri
Jan 28
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$19Flixbus
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Sat
Jan 29
$66Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$79Republic Airlines
Sun
Jan 30
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$22Flixbus
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Mon
Jan 31
$55Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$62American Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
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$19Flixbus
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Wed
Feb 2
$55Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$62American Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
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$19Flixbus
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Fri
Feb 4
$55Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$52American Airlines
Sat
Feb 5
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$52American Airlines
Sun
Feb 6
$55Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$62American Airlines
Mon
Feb 7
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$52Republic Airlines
Tue
Feb 8
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$52American Airlines
Wed
Feb 9
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$52American Airlines
Thu
Feb 10
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$41American Airlines
Fri
Feb 11
$55Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$42Republic Airlines
Sat
Feb 12
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$42American Airlines
Sun
Feb 13
$55Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$57JetBlue Airways
Mon
Feb 14
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Travel Information from New York City to Boston

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $42
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $42 (€35) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 189 miles (305 km) from New York City to Boston. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are American Airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from New York City to Boston.

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 reach Boston from New York City?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Boston from New York City is by taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Boston:

Taking a bus is usually $22 (€18) less than taking a flight to Boston, which costs on average $42 (€35) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $12 (€10) less than taking a train to Boston, which costs on average $33 (€27) for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel from New York City to Boston is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 9 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 8 min   of travel time.

How far is Boston from New York City?

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

How many services a day are there between New York City and Boston?

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

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

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

    Which travel companies can get me from New York City to Boston?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from New York City to Boston, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with American Airlines for flights to Boston. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for American Airlines New York City to Boston tickets on Omio for $42 (€35).
    • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Boston. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus New York City to Boston tickets on Omio for $21 (€17).
    • Amtrak can take you to Boston by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from New York City to Boston for $33 (€27).

    Is there a way to travel directly from New York City to Boston?

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

    • You can travel directly by train with Amtrak or Amtrak with 12 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 transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from New York City to Boston.

    Where should I go next after I travel between New York City and Boston?

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

    How early should I purchase tickets between New York City and Boston online for the best deals?

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

    • Plane tickets cost $42 (€35) one way on average.
    • Bus tickets cost on average $21 (€17) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $33 (€27) one way.

    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.