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There are 7 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New Haven Acela / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Haven to Washington

$133 - $243

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Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Hartford, CT Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Asylum St and High St to W Main St and Exchange Place 928 / ...

$31 - $61

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Train, bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Boston to New Haven Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from Church St and Chapel St to State St and W Main St 229

$42 - $141

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington 144.9 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Brewster

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Brewster

Fly to Newark, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Brewster

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The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington is to drive. Taking this option will cost $14 - $21 and takes 2h 47m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Washington is 129 miles. The road distance is 144.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 51m and costs $130 - $250.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington.

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Cape Air, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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  • Distance: 129 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Washington, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Washington via South Station, South Station, Boston, MA, Union Station, Hartford, CT, Asylum St and High St, and W Main St and Exchange Place in around 5h 10m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
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 Boston South Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Boston to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
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 Haven
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
Train from Boston to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Brewster
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-9181
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Church St and Chapel St to State St and W Main St
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Bus from Asylum St and High St to W Main St and Exchange Place
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from New Haven to Washington
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 203-334-2121
Norwalk Taxi & Car Service
Phone
+1 203-855-1764
Website
norwalktaxi.com

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