Search bus, train, flight, ferry tickets from Boston to New York City

There are 2 bus companies operating 4 routes, 1 train company operating 1 routes - Acela Express, 5 airlines operating 4 routes, 1 ferry company operating 1 routes. The cheapest bus costs $10 and is 4h 50min. The cheapest train costs $37 and is 3h 39min. The cheapest flight costs $186 and is 3h 45min. The cheapest ferry costs $165 and is 5h 44min.

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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
BOS General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl
airport · 2.8 miles from Boston
Oak Bluffs
Marthas Vineyard · 67.3 miles from Boston

New York City airports, bus, and train stations

NYP New York Penn Station
2.6 miles from New York City
LGA La Guardia
airport · 8.2 miles from New York City
E 35th Street Ferry Terminal
Manhattan · 2.7 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

Bus
$40
Boston to New York
6h 49minFind tickets
Train
$37
BOS to NYP
3h 41minFind tickets
Flight
$186
BOS to LGA
3h 45min
Ferry
$165
Oak Bluffs to E 35th Street Ferry Terminal
5h 44minFind tickets
Flight
$186
BOS to EWR
1h 24min
Bus
$50
Chelsea to New York
Train
$39
BOS to NWK
3h 50minFind tickets
Flight
$239
BOS to TEB
5h 9min
Bus
$56
Everett to New York
5h 55minFind tickets
Bus
$10
Boston to Secaucus
4h 50minFind tickets
Flight
$218
BOS to JFK
1h 16min
Drive
$20
Boston to New York City
4h 44min

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

There are 5 ways to travel from Boston to New York City. 4 buses, 2 trains, 4 flights, 1 ferry and 1 driving option are possible between the two areas. The bus from Boston to Secaucus is the cheapest. The flight from BOS to JFK is the fastest. The train operated by Amtrak running from BOS to NYP 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 Boston and New York City?

There are several bus companies - Peter Pan, Megabus - scheduled to run from Boston to New York City. 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 Boston to New York City. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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