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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

To get from New York City to Boston on Sep 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMNew York City4h15 01:15PMBoston
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$301One-way
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09:00AMNew York City4h15 01:15PMBoston
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$301One-way
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08:00AMNew York City3h58 11:58AMBoston
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$391One-way
11:00AMNew York City3h58 02:58PMBoston
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$391One-way
05:00PMNew York City4h15 09:15PMBoston
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$351One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
Sep 23
$79Amtrak
$25Flixbus
$839United
Fri
Sep 24
$107Amtrak
$25Flixbus
$258Republic Airlines
Sat
Sep 25
$85Amtrak
$25Flixbus
$126Republic Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$86Amtrak
$29Flixbus
$126United
Mon
Sep 27
$85Amtrak
$22Flixbus
$126United
Tue
Sep 28
$44Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$105United
Wed
Sep 29
$44Amtrak
$18OurBus
$126Republic Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
$44Amtrak
$23Flixbus
$105Republic Airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$44Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$105United
Sat
Oct 2
$44Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$105United
Sun
Oct 3
$44Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$105United
Mon
Oct 4
$33Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$105Republic Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$33Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$105United
Wed
Oct 6
$33Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$73United
Thu
Oct 7
$33Amtrak
$22Flixbus
$73United
Fri
Oct 8
$44Amtrak
$22Flixbus
$126United
Sat
Oct 9
$33Amtrak
$24Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 10
$44Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$73United
Mon
Oct 11
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$30Go Buses
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Tue
Oct 12
$33Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$73United
Wed
Oct 13
$33Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$73United

Travel Information between New York City and Boston

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $126
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€16) • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $126 (€100) • 1 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnited, Flixbus or Amtrak

Travel 189 miles (305 km) by flight, bus or train to Boston from New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are United, Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct 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 ways to travel from New York City to Boston including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from New York City to Boston is by taking a bus with an average price of $21 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Boston:

Taking a bus is usually $105 (€84) less than taking a flight to Boston, which costs on average $126 (€100) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $34 (€27) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $55 (€44) from New York City to Boston.

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

The quickest way to travel to Boston from New York City is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 3 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 15 min   on average.

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 route from New York City to Boston as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

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

    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 United to go to Boston by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find United New York City to Boston tickets on Omio for $126 (€100).
    • 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 (€16).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Boston by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak New York City to Boston tickets on Omio for $55 (€44).
    Can I find a direct route from New York City to Boston?

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

    • You'll find 12 direct trains a day to Boston with Amtrak or Amtrak.

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

    Where should I go next after I travel to Boston from New York City?
    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!
    When should I purchase a ticket from New York City to Boston online to score the best deals?

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

    • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $126 (€100) one way.
    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $21 (€16) one way.
    • A train ticket for this route costs on average $55 (€44) one way.

    But we recommend booking New York City to Boston tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.