BOS to New York City Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $10
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 16min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 18 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 192 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Peter Pan, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, United, Virgin America, Multiple Airlines, BoltBus, Go Buses, Megabus, CoachRun
Bus
$10 · 3h 10min · 34 lb of CO2
Chelsea to New York
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Train
$37 · 3h 39min · 41 lb of CO2
BOS to NYP
+1 more option
Flight
$186 · 1h 16min · 337 lb of CO2
BOS to LGA
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BOS airport Flights

There are 1 airports — BOS — that make sense to fly out of from BOS and 4 airports — LGA, EWR, TEB, JFK — to access New York City. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BOS.

United, jetBlue, Virgin America, Alaska Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from BOS to New York City.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl (BOS) to La Guardia (LGA). jetBlue flies from General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl (BOS) to La Guardia (LGA) and is the quickest flight to get you from BOS to New York City.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to New York City from BOS, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$26 · 3h 32min · 41 lb of CO2
BOS to New York City

Drive from BOS airport

It's 193 miles between BOS to New York City. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 32min and 3h 43min from BOS to New York City under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 53min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to New York City by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $25.

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

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from BOS to New York City. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Boston towards Secaucus, as it is the cheapest to New York City. It's common to find tickets for as low as $10. Megabus operates from BOS to New York City, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from BOS to New York City?

On your trip from BOS to New York City, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to New York City. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

Is the train or the bus better from BOS to New York City NY?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from BOS to New York City. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to New York City is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the BOS/New York City buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from BOS is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between BOS and New York City during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from BOS to New York City? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of New York City traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to New York City is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from BOS to New York City?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from BOS to New York City is by bus. The bus costs $10 roughly and will take 4 hours 50 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from BOS to New York City?

Amtrak costs about $37 between BOS and New York City. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 41 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at BBY Boston Back Bay Station, which is 4 miles from BOS. Further, once you arrive at NYP New York Penn Station or you will still have 3 miles to New York City.

How long does it take from BOS to New York City by car?

The total distance between BOS and New York City is 193 miles and will take you about 3 hours 32 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $26.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from BOS to New York City
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Amtrak Amtrak from BOS to New York City
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Bus
Peter Pan
Useful Links Website
Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from BOS to New York City
Flight
jetBlue jetBlue from BOS to New York City
Useful Links Website
Flight
United United from BOS to New York City
Useful Links Map Reservations Coverage Baggage Website
Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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Flight
Virgin America Virgin America from BOS to New York City
Bus
BoltBus
Bus
Go Buses
Bus
Megabus Megabus from BOS to New York City
Useful Links Reservations Map Baggage Coverage Website
Customer Service877-462-6342
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Bus
CoachRun