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There are 9 ways to get from Alabama to Boston by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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

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Fly Huntsville to Boston  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to Boston (BOS) HSV - BOS

$207 - $847

Cheapest option

Bus to Nashville, fly to Boston  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Huntsville, Al to Nashville, Tn
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Boston (BOS) BNA - BOS

$97 - $471

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Fly Birmingham to Boston  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Boston (BOS) BHM - BOS

$233 - $557

Shuttle to Atlanta, fly to Boston  •  5h 46m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from AU Hotel Conference Center to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Boston (BOS) ATL - BOS

$113 - $285

Fly Huntsville to Providence, train  •  6h 42m

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

$254 - $1,203

Bus Akai Bus  •  24h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$110 - $172

Bus Greyhound USA  •  26h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$121 - $321

Train  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New York Penn Station Crescent
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$256 - $730

Drive  •  19h 55m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Boston 1180.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Alabama to Boston is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Alabama to Boston is to fly which costs $200 - $850 and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alabama to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham, Al and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via Atlanta, Ga and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alabama to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Intermodal Facility and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 50m.

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The distance between Alabama and Boston is 1069 miles. The road distance is 1180.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Alabama to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 24h 13m and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Alabama to Boston, including transfers.

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Alabama to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Birmingham, Al station.

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Alabama to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Birmingham Intermodal Facility station.

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The best way to get from Alabama to Boston is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs $200 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $180 and takes 24h 13m, you could also train, which costs $250 - $750 and takes 26h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Alabama to Boston.
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  • Distance: 1069.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Alabama, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Huntsville to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Boston via Birmingham, New York, and New York in around 24h 13m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Huntsville to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Huntsville to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Huntsville to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Huntsville to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Huntsville to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Atlanta to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Nashville to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Huntsville to Boston via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Huntsville to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Huntsville to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Nashville to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Groome Transportation
Phone
(800) 280-9270
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from AU Hotel Conference Center to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Huntsville, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from Birmingham to New York
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Huntsville Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 11m and has one stopover.

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Alabama to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Boston is 1h ahead of Alabama. It is currently 1:24 AM in Alabama and 2:24 AM in Boston.

Alabama to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alabama to Boston is 1181 miles. It takes approximately 19h 55m to drive from Alabama to Boston.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Huntsville Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 746+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alabama to Huntsville Airport is to taxi which takes 14m and costs $30 - $45.

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