Boston to Queens Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $13
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 16min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 18 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — flight, bus, train and by car
Distance 184 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Peter Pan, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, United, Virgin America, Multiple Airlines, BoltBus, Go Buses, CoachRun
Flight
$186 · 1h 16min · 116 lb of CO2
BOS to JFK
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Boston to Queens Flights

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

jetBlue, Virgin America, Alaska Airlines, United operate flights which can help you travel from Boston to Queens.

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 Boston to Queens.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Queens from Boston, a flight is the quickest method.
Bus
$13 · 3h 10min · 41 lb of CO2
Boston to Queens Village
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Train
$34 · 3h 21min · 41 lb of CO2
BOS to NYP
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Drive
$25 · 3h 24min · 39 lb of CO2
Boston to Queens

Drive from Boston to Queens

It's 185 miles between Boston to Queens. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 24min and 3h 34min from Boston to Queens under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 44min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Queens 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 $24.

What is the best way to travel from Boston to Queens?

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Boston to Queens. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Boston towards New York, as it is the cheapest to Queens. It's common to find tickets for as low as $13. CoachRun operates from Boston to Queens, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Boston to Queens?

On your trip from Boston to Queens, 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.

Is the train or the bus better from Boston to Queens NY?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Boston to Queens. 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 Queens is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Boston/Queens 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 Queens 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 Queens? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Queens 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 Queens 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 Boston to Queens?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Boston to Queens is by bus. The bus costs $13 roughly and will take 3 hours 10 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Boston to Queens?

Amtrak costs about $37 between Boston and Queens. 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 2 miles from Boston. Further, once you arrive at NYP New York Penn Station or you will still have 10 miles to Queens.

How long does it take from Boston to Queens by car?

The total distance between Boston and Queens is 185 miles and will take you about 3 hours 24 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $25.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Boston to Queens
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Boston to Queens
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 Boston to Queens
Flight
jetBlue jetBlue from Boston to Queens
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Flight
United United from Boston to Queens
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 Boston to Queens
Bus
BoltBus
Bus
Go Buses
Bus
CoachRun