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

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Fly to Boston  •  3 h 34 min

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

$75 - $266

5 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, I-93  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Manchester (MHT) DTW - MHT
  2. Take the I-93 from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA

$163 - $399

Fly to Providence, train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$97 - $472

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  19 h 51 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak to Toledo, OH Amtrak 8150 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$100 - $310

Bus  •  20 h 51 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 City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$93 - $246

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 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, MI and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via Detroit, Mi and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 51 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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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Boston without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 19 h 51 min and costs $100 - $310.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Ann Arbor to Boston, including transfers.

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Ann Arbor to Boston bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Ann Arbor, MI station.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Boston is to fly which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $70 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $250 and takes 20 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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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 34 min

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

JetBlue Airways, Delta and four other airlines fly from Ann Arbor to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ann Arbor to Boston via Detroit, MI, Detroit, Mi, New York, Ny, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 20 h 51 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Boston South Station
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
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
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Book at
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak to Toledo, OH Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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 Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $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
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ann Arbor to Boston is 753 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 5 min to drive from Ann Arbor to Boston.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Air Canada and three other airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $135 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Detroit Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs $7 - $11.

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