There are 6 ways to get from Ann Arbor to Boston by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Boston  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Boston (BOS) DTW - BOS

$75 - $266

5 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Manchester (MHT) DTW - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$155 - $406

Fly to Providence, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Providence (PVD) DTW - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$96 - $472

Bus, train  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak

$123 - $361

Bus  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma Ny

$92 - $248

Drive  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to Boston 753.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor to Boston is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 13 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to Boston is to fly which costs $70 - $270 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and Boston is 651 miles. The road distance is 753.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Ann Arbor to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor to Boston. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, Mi and arriving at Boston, Ma via Detroit, Mi and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Ann Arbor to Boston.
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  • Distance: 651.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and five other airlines fly from Ann Arbor to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ann Arbor to Boston via Detroit, Mi and New York, Ny in around 20 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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