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There are 8 ways to get from Atlanta to Boston by plane, 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 to Boston  •  3 h 55 min

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

$80 - $228

7 alternative options

Fly to Providence, train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$122 - $434

Fly to Manchester, I-93  •  6 h 2 min

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

$150 - $372

Bus Pandora Bus, train  •  21 h 18 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 / ...

$186 - $426

Bus  •  23 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Union City, NJ Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA Phil

$122 - $206

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  23 h 21 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 / ...

$203 - $545

Bus, train Amtrak  •  30 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station

$270 - $776

Drive  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Boston 1081.2 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Boston is to fly which costs $75 - $230 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Boston is to fly which costs $75 - $230 and takes 3 h 55 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 18 min and costs $180 - $430.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Atlanta to Boston, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Boston is to fly which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $75 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $210 and takes 23 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Boston is 1081 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 31 min to drive from Atlanta to Boston.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 774+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Boston.
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  • Distance: 941.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 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 Doraville Station, Atlanta, GA, Union City, NJ, 31St St At Palisade Ave, Raymond Blvd At Raymond Plaza East, and Newark Penn Station in around 23 h 1 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Atlanta to Providence
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Atlanta to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 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.

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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
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 55 min
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 22 min
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
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
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
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Union City, NJ
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.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 Atlanta, Ga to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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