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Fly to Santa Ana  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Santa Ana (SNA) BOS - SNA

$93 - $552

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Fly to Long Beach  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Long Beach (LGB) BOS - LGB

$236 - $1,017

Fly to Los Angeles  •  10h 4m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Los Angeles (LAX) BOS - LAX

$138 - $501

Fly to San Diego, train  •  11h 5m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Diego (SAN) BOS - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego to Santa Ana

$168 - $648

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  13h 9m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) BOS - ONT

$188 - $623

Fly to Las Vegas, bus  •  14h 52m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Las Vegas (LAS) BOS - LAS
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport to Los Angeles Downtown

Bus  •  3 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to San Bernardino
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Harbor Blvd Opp Disneyland 200

$304 - $446

Train via New Orleans  •  3 days 14h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles
  4. Take the train from Los Angeles to Santa Ana

$406 - $663

Train  •  3 days 21h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Texas Eagle

$366 - $545

Drive  •  47h 38m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa 3014.9 miles

$290 - $430

Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa by bus

The bus journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Costa Mesa is around 3 days 11h and covers a distance of around 3166 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3 days 5h. Operated by MBTA, Concord Coach Lines, Plymouth & Brockton and others, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa bus service departs from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arrives in Harbor-19Th. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3 days 11h
Fastest bus time:
3 days 5h
Bus distance:
3166 miles
Buses per week:
8
Cheapest price:
$311
Carbon emissions:
632 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:35
Last bus departs at:
20:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa bus schedules

Boston Airport (BOS) → Costa Mesa
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Costa Mesa is 800-232-4636.

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The cost-effective way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa is to fly, which costs $90 - $550 and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa is to fly which costs $90 - $550 and takes 7h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa. However, there are services departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at Harbor-19Th via South Station, Boston, MA, New York, 5th @ G Eb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center and Harbor-East Shuttle Area. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2h.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Costa Mesa is 2605 miles. The road distance is 3014.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 2h and costs $300 - $450.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa is to fly which takes 7h 43m and costs $90 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $450 and takes 3 days 2h, you could also train via New Orleans, which costs $400 - $700 and takes 3 days 14h.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Santa Ana Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 35m and has one stopover.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Harbor Blvd Opp Disneyland station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa.
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  • Distance: 2604.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 43m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Costa Mesa, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa via South Station, South Station, Boston, MA, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, San Bernardino, 5th @ G Eb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center, and Harbor-East Shuttle Area in around 3 days 2h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Nashville
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via St. Louis, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
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 San Diego to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Premium
$480 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Seat
$410 - $600
Train from Los Angeles to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 days 17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Premium
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport to Los Angeles Downtown
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 days 15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $370
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $370
Flexible
$380 - $550
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Harbor Blvd Opp Disneyland
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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Costa Mesa is 3h behind Boston Airport (BOS). It is currently 7:38 PM in Boston Airport (BOS) and 4:38 PM in Costa Mesa.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa is 3015 miles. It takes approximately 47h 38m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Costa Mesa.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Santa Ana Airport.

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There are 514+ hotels available in Costa Mesa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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