There are 12 ways via 5 modes from Boston to New York City - bus, train, flight, ferry or driving option. The cheapest train costs $37.

Bus
Boston to New York

$40
, 6h 49min

Bus tickets from Boston to New York

Train
BOS to NYP

$37
, 3h 41min

Train
BOS to NYP

Amtrak Train From BBY  To NYP
From BBY
To NYP
$37
3h 39min

Amtrak
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Train

Direct
$37

3h 39min
BBY · Boston
Acela Express · 3h 39min
NYP · New York City
Amtrak Train From BOS  To NYP
From BOS
To NYP
$37
3h 41min

Amtrak
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Train

Direct
$37

3h 41min
BOS · Boston
Acela Express · 3h 41min
NYP · New York City

Flight
BOS to LGA

$186
, 3h 45min

Flight
BOS to LGA

United Flight From BOS  To LGA
From BOS
To LGA
3h 45min

United
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Flight

Direct
3h 45min

BOS
United · 3h 45min
LGA
jetBlue Flight From BOS  To LGA
From BOS
To LGA
6h 47min

jetBlue
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Flight

Direct
6h 47min

BOS
jetBlue · 6h 47min
LGA
jetBlue

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Ferry
Oak Bluffs to E 35th Street Ferry Terminal

$165
, 5h 44min

Ferry
Oak Bluffs to E 35th Street Ferry Terminal

From Oak Bluffs
To E 35th Street Ferry Terminal
5h 44min

SeaStreak
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Ferry

Direct
5h 44min

Oak Bluffs
SeaStreak · 5h 44min
E 35th Street Ferry Terminal

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Flight
BOS to EWR

$186
, 1h 24min

Flight
BOS to EWR

United Flight From BOS  To EWR
From BOS
To EWR
1h 33min

United
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Flight

Direct
1h 33min

BOS
United · 1h 33min
EWR
jetBlue Flight From BOS  To EWR
From BOS
To EWR
1h 24min

jetBlue
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Flight

Direct
1h 24min

BOS
jetBlue · 1h 24min
EWR
jetBlue

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Virgin America Flight From BOS  To EWR
From BOS
To EWR
15h 33min

Virgin America
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Flight

Direct
15h 33min

BOS
Virgin America · 15h 33min
EWR
Virgin America

Virgin America

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Alaska Airlines Flight From BOS  To EWR
From BOS
To EWR
16h 57min

Alaska Airlines
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Flight

Direct
16h 57min

BOS
Alaska Airlines · 16h 57min
EWR
Alaska Airlines

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Bus
Chelsea to New York

$50
, 6h 0min

Bus
Chelsea to New York

From Chelsea
To New York
6h 0min

Peter Pan
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Bus

Direct
6h 0min

Chelsea
Peter Pan · 6h 0min
New York

Peter Pan

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Train
BOS to NWK

$39
, 3h 50min

Train
BOS to NWK

Amtrak Train From BBY  To NWK
From BBY
To NWK
$39
3h 49min

Amtrak
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Amtrak Train From BOS  To NWK
From BOS
To NWK
$39
3h 50min

Amtrak
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Flight
BOS to TEB

$239
, 5h 9min

Flight tickets from BOS to TEB

Bus
Everett to New York

$56
, 5h 55min

Bus
Everett to New York

From Everett
To New York
5h 55min

Peter Pan
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Bus

Direct
5h 55min

Everett
Peter Pan · 5h 55min
New York

Peter Pan

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Bus
Boston to Secaucus

$10
, 4h 50min

Bus
Boston to Secaucus

Megabus Bus From Boston  To Secaucus
From Boston
To Secaucus
4h 50min

Megabus
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Bus

Direct
4h 50min

Boston
Megabus · 4h 50min
Secaucus

Flight
BOS to JFK

$218
, 1h 16min

Flight
BOS to JFK

jetBlue Flight From BOS  To JFK
From BOS
To JFK
1h 16min

jetBlue
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Flight

Direct
1h 16min

BOS
jetBlue · 1h 16min
JFK
jetBlue

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Multiple Airlines Flight From BOS  To JFK
From BOS
To JFK
3h 43min

Multiple Airlines
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Flight

Direct
3h 43min

BOS
Multiple Airlines · 3h 43min
JFK
Multiple Airlines

Multiple Airlines

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Virgin America Flight From BOS  To JFK
From BOS
To JFK
15h 3min

Virgin America
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Flight

Direct
15h 3min

BOS
Virgin America · 15h 3min
JFK
Virgin America

Virgin America

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Alaska Airlines Flight From BOS  To JFK
From BOS
To JFK
21h 0min

Alaska Airlines
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Flight

Direct
21h 0min

BOS
Alaska Airlines · 21h 0min
JFK
Alaska Airlines

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Drive
Boston to New York City

$20
, 4h 44min

Drive
Boston to New York City

From Boston
To New York City
$19
4h 44min


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Drive

Direct
$19

4h 44min
Boston
4h 44min
New York City

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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Boston airports, bus, and train stations

BBY Boston Back Bay Station Boston
BOS Boston South Station Boston
BOS General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl Boston
Oak Bluffs Marthas Vineyard

New York City airports, bus, and train stations

NYP New York Penn Station New York City
LGA La Guardia New York
E 35th Street Ferry Terminal Manhattan
EWR Newark Liberty Intl Newark
NWK Newark Penn Station Newark
JFK John F Kennedy Intl New York

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