5 Tips to Travelling from Boston to New York

5 Tips to Traveling by Bus from Boston to New York

Traveling from Boston City to New York City is a common thing since the two major cities are just 220 miles apart. Many local companies, both government agencies, and private institutions have their everyday dealings and transactions in both cities. And of course, there are also those families who have their children as students or as employees in either of the cities. Thus, one can only imagine the amount of daily traffic the routes between the two cities can get.

If you are planning on traveling from Boston to New York City then you will surely find this article very helpful as we will provide you with tips and options that will make your plans easy to manage and less of a hassle.

  1. Travel by Plane

Ever since their invention, airplanes have been the fastest way to travel. And flights from Boston to New York, if we are talking strictly about travel time will only take you about an hour. However, this time doesn’t include your travel time from your house to the airport and the amount of time that you will take dealing with airport security and other stuff. Thus, while traveling via plane will take you there the fastest, you should also consider the aforementioned things should you decide to travel to New York by plane.


There are many options for the airline companies that you can choose from out of the three airports that can take you to New York from Boston. So, if you can spare some time in doing some research, then you will surely be able to find a great deal for you.


  1. Travel By Car

Another option that you can choose is going to New York via private car. Yes, even with the fluctuating prices of gasoline and traffic, traveling by private car still has its unique advantages. One is the freedom and convenience a private car can give you. You can easily hop from one business meeting to another meeting using your car. Furthermore, with technologies such as Google Map and Waze, finding your way or the fastest route can be easily done in a matter of a few clicks.

  1. Traveling by Bus

he third option that you can choose is to travel by bus which is probably the most popular and common choice of most people. There are approximately 5 bus companies that travel to New York from Boston on a daily basis. So finding one shouldn’t be a problem should you choose to go by bus. Ticket prices usually range from 15 dollars to 45 dollars per seat. And finally, these bus companies usually have 2 trips per day as a normal one-way trip can take as fast as 4 hours or as long as 6 hours.

  1. Traveling by Train

And finally, you can also choose to travel to New York via the train. As we all know, trains have their tracks, therefore they are quite fast and direct. The only problem most people deal with is broken tracks or train maintenance issues. The fastest train which is the Amtrak can take you to Boston as quick as three hours while the other trains will approximately take 4 to 5 hours.

  1. Book in Advance

And as our last and most important trip, it is always better to book and schedule your trips beforehand. As said above, the amount of people that travel to and from Boston to New York is quite substantial. Thus, if you don’t want to end up with high ticket prices then always plan ahead and compare all of your options when travelling to New York from Boston.

Backpacking in New York City, USA in 2007.

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2 thoughts on “5 Tips to Travelling from Boston to New York

  • Bus and train are both economical, fast, and fairly easy because you can do other things during the trip.

  • Hi Greg, thanks for the comment and apologies for the delayed response. I have been suffering from long term depression caused by liars. I am glad you enjoyed my post on Boston to NYC. Stay safe. Jonny

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