The driving time from New York, New York to Boston, Massachusetts is:

3 hours, 40 minutes

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Driving time from New York, NY to Boston, MA

How long is the drive from New York, NY to Boston, MA? The total driving time is 3 hours, 40 minutes.

Your trip begins in New York, New York. It ends in Boston, Massachusetts.

If you're planning a road trip, you might be interested in seeing the total driving distance from New York, NY to Boston, MA.

You can also calculate the cost to drive from New York, NY to Boston, MA based on current local gas prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

If you're meeting a friend, you might be interested in finding the city that is halfway between New York, NY and Boston, MA.

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You have options when it comes to traveling between New York and Boston. Either fly, drive, take the train or travel with one of the budget or luxury buses. Driving will give you the freedom to stop and explore the area if you have the time to spare.

Take a trip to Mystic, CT, a seaport town about 14 minutes from New London, CT. Known as ‘home to the tall ships’, you can visit the beluga whales at Mystic Aquarium, check out The Museum of America and the Sea, America’s leading maritime museum and take the Scenic Route 169 through colonial homestead, churches, stonewalls and centuries old buildings. Go to for more information.

Another stop we recommend is Newport, RI. This beautiful coastal town in New England has the famed Gilded Age mansions belonging to the Astors and the Vanderbilts, wine tasting tours in 3 scenic vineyards, stunning coastal scenery for photo opportunities and many more things to do for visitors of all ages.

Newport is a great place to try out farm to table dining. Try the fresh local poultry, beef, fruits and vegetables.

New York, New York

City: New York
State: New York
Country: United States
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Boston, Massachusetts

City: Boston
State: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Category: cities

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