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There are 5 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Boston  •  2h 5m

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

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Train to Providence, fly  •  5h 8m

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

Train, bus  •  21h 26m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Toledo Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Dearborn Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus  •  22h 58m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Detroit "Greyhound"

Drive  •  12h 49m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) 743.1 miles

Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) by bus and train

The journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Detroit Airport (DTW) is around 20h 24m and covers a distance of around 875 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 14m. Operated by Logan Express, Amtrak, Amtrak Thruway and others, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) service departs from Terminal C + Arrivals and arrives in Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
19h 1m
Layover time:
1h 22m
Total time:
20h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
20h 14m
Journey distance:
875 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
84 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:32
Last service departs at:
12:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to fly which takes 2h 5m and costs $75 - $180.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW). However, there are services departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal via South Station, Boston, MA, New York, Lafayette & Sixth and Michigan + Cass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 58m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Detroit Airport (DTW) is 634 miles. The road distance is 743.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 26m and costs $90 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to fly from Boston (BOS) to Detroit (DTW), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) 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 Detroit Airport (DTW) is to fly which takes 2h 5m and costs $75 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $170 and takes 22h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW).
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  • Distance: 634 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Detroit Airport (DTW), USA?

Delta, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) via South Station, South Station, Boston, MA, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, Detroit, Lafayette & Sixth, Rosa Parks Transit Center - Deboarding, and Michigan + Cass in around 22h 58m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from Providence to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Boston to Detroit via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
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 Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $110
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$75 - $110
Business Seat - Child
$70 - $110
First Class - Adult
$120 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $170
First Class - Child
$120 - $170
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $12
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
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 Boston to Toledo
Ave. Duration
16h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$9 - $13
Adult
$17 - $25
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 - $55
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 Detroit
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW) is 743 miles. It takes approximately 12h 49m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Detroit Airport (DTW).

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

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