around 3.5 hours
Distance between New York City and Boston is 306 kilometers ( 190 miles ). Driving distance from New York City to Boston is 347 kilometers ( 215 miles ).
The trip is about 3.5 hours and will cost you between $113 and $191 for business class. (There is no economy class offered on Acela train service.) If you are not in a rush and want to save some money, Amtrak also provides 9 Northeast Regional trains that average just under 4.5 hours between the two cities.
Boston is best known for its famous baked beans, Fenway Park, The Boston Marathon, and of course for the bar from Cheers, but dig a little deeper below the surface and you’ll find a surprising wealth of things that make Boston one of the best cities in America—and the world.
about 440 miles
Total Fare: ~ 764.89 $ Distance between Boston and New York is approx. 215.33 miles (346.54 km) with 267 min travel time.
How to Get from New York to Boston Train: 3 hours, 40 minutes, from $98 (Acela) or 4 hours, 20 minutes, from $56 (Amtrak) Flight: 1 hour, from $98 (fastest) Bus : 4 hours, 30 minutes, from $12 (budget-friendly) Car: 3 hours, 50 minutes, 220 miles (354 kilometers)
The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 190 miles (306 kilometers) from New York , NY to Boston , MA.
Living in Boston is infamously expensive. Overall, the cost of living in Boston is 47% greater than the national average. Only a few cities have Boston beat as far as expensive places to live , a couple of those include New York and San Francisco.
While most of the T is safe , I would take extra precautions riding the red line to Ashmont at night . You should probably exercise caution when riding orange line south of Downtown Crossing also. With that said, all the lines have generally improved safety within the past 20 years now.