10 Ways to Get From New York to Boston 1 AMTRAK. The last main option to get from New York to Boston is to take the Amtrak. 2 TAKE THE LIMOLINER. 3 MEGABUS OR ANOTHER LINE. 4 GREYHOUND BUS. 5 TAKE A FLIGHT. 6 RENT A CAR. 7 BOLTBUS. 8 HIRE A PRIVATE CAR.