There are 8 ways to get from Atlanta to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Boston  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Boston (BOS) ATL - BOS

$80 - $228

7 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 32 min

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

$144 - $378

Fly to Providence, train  •  6 h 8 min

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

$122 - $434

Bus Pandora Bus, train  •  21 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Doraville, GA to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$110 - $246

Bus EastWest Bus  •  22 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to New York, NY EastWest/Horserun
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$86

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny 1080
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$104 - $270

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  23 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny 1080
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$128 - $365

Drive  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Boston 1081.2 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Boston is to bus which costs $87 and takes 22 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Boston is to fly which costs $75 - $230 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Boston. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Boston, Ma via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 2 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Boston is 941 miles. The road distance is 1081.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Boston without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h 24 min and costs $110 - $250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Atlanta to Boston, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Boston is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $75 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $87 and takes 22 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Boston.
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  • Distance: 941.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Atlanta to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Boston via Brookhaven-Oglethorpe Station, Brookhaven/Oglethorpe Station, Chamblee Dunwoody Rd @ Clairview Dr, Atlanta, GA, New York, NY, and New York in around 22 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Providence
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Bus operators
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 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 Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
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
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Doraville, GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
eastwestbus.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
4 h 30 min
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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