Boston to New York City

Buses, Trains, Flights, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$10 | 4h 50min Flight$218 | 1h 16min Bus18 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$10
    3h 10min · 18 lb of CO2
  2. Train$37
    3h 41min · 41 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$186
    3h 45min · 337 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$26
    3h 29min · 40 lb of CO2

Boston to New York City Buses

bus tickets from Boston to New York

$13 · 3h 10min

Bus to New York

BoltBus
Bus Tickets
$15 - $67
Travel Duration
4h 15min - 4h 30min
Daily Trips
12 Trips
Go Buses
Bus Tickets
$19 - $72
Travel Duration
3h 45min - 5h 4min
Daily Trips
19 Trips
CoachRun
Bus Tickets
$13 - $59
Travel Duration
3h 10min - 4h 45min
Daily Trips
19 Trips
GreyhoundGreyhound Boston to New York
Bus Tickets
$14 - $69
Travel Duration
4h 9min - 9h 0min
Daily Trips
49 Trips
Peter Pan
Bus Tickets
$20 - $83
Travel Duration
4h 15min - 9h 45min
Daily Trips
20 Trips

bus tickets from Chelsea to New York

$50 · 6h 0min

Bus to New York

Peter Pan
Bus Tickets
About $50
Travel Duration
6h 0min

bus tickets from Everett to New York

$56 · 5h 55min

Bus to New York

Peter Pan
Bus Tickets
About $56
Travel Duration
5h 55min

bus tickets from Boston to Secaucus

$10 · 4h 50min

Bus to Secaucus

MegabusMegabus Boston to Secaucus
Bus Tickets
About $10
Travel Duration
4h 50min

Boston to New York City Trains

train tickets from Boston to New York City

$37 · 3h 41min
AmtrakAmtrak BOS train to NYP
Train Tickets
About $37
Travel Duration
3h 41min

train tickets from Boston to Newark

$39 · 3h 50min
AmtrakAmtrak BOS train to NWK
Train Tickets
About $39
Travel Duration
3h 50min

Boston to New York City Flights

bus tickets from BOS to LGA

$186 · 3h 45min

Flight to LGA

UnitedUnited BOS to LGA
Oneway
About $186
Travel Duration
3h 45min
jetBluejetBlue BOS to LGA
Oneway
About $318
Travel Duration
6h 47min

bus tickets from BOS to EWR

$186 · 1h 24min

Flight to EWR

UnitedUnited BOS to EWR
Oneway
About $186
Travel Duration
1h 33min
jetBluejetBlue BOS to EWR
Oneway
About $193
Travel Duration
1h 24min
Virgin AmericaVirgin America BOS to EWR
Oneway
About $549
Travel Duration
15h 33min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines BOS to EWR
Oneway
About $630
Travel Duration
16h 57min

bus tickets from BOS to TEB

$239 · 5h 9min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $239
Travel Duration
5h 9min

bus tickets from BOS to JFK

$218 · 1h 16min

Flight to JFK

jetBluejetBlue BOS to JFK
Oneway
About $218
Travel Duration
1h 16min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $225
Travel Duration
3h 43min
Virgin AmericaVirgin America BOS to JFK
Oneway
About $575
Travel Duration
15h 3min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines BOS to JFK
Oneway
About $651
Travel Duration
21h 0min

Drive from Boston to New York City

Driving from Boston to New York City

$26 · 3h 29min

It's 190 miles between Boston to New York City. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 29min and 3h 40min from Boston to New York City under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 50min 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.

Our recommendation to New York City

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Boston to New York City?

For short-haul trips, it's 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.

Boston to New York City NY - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Boston 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 Boston/New York City buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Boston 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 Boston MA 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 Boston 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.

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

The total distance between Boston and New York City is 190 miles and will take you about 3 hours 29 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

Greyhound from Boston to New York City
Greyhound
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Boston to New York City
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
Peter Pan
Bus company
1 routes
Alaska Airlines from Boston to New York City
Alaska Airlines
Airline
848 routes
jetBlue from Boston to New York City
jetBlue
Airline
440 routes
United from Boston to New York City
United
Airline
2002 routes
Virgin America from Boston to New York City
Virgin America
Airline
73 routes
BoltBus
Bus company
32 routes
Go Buses
Bus company
7 routes
Megabus from Boston to New York City
Megabus
Bus company
54 routes
CoachRun
Bus company
1 routes