There are 9 ways to get from Boston to New Jersey by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express

$120 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station Boston

$18 - $40

7 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...

$22 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Newark 221.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to Newark  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR

$58 - $289

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Herald Sq
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$65 - $259

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$69 - $300

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$159 - $483

Train to Providence, fly to Newark  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR

$187 - $569

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to New Jersey is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to New Jersey is to fly which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $55 - $290.

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The distance between Boston and New Jersey is 378 km. The road distance is 355 km.

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The train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak takes 4 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Newark Penn Station. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Boston to Newark once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$120 - $160
Business Class
$190 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Port Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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