There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Ann Arbor by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Boston  •  4 h 22 min

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

$74 - $271

5 alternative options

I-93 to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 11 min

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

$157 - $400

Train to Providence, fly  •  5 h 41 min

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

$103 - $327

Train, bus  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi

$132 - $357

Bus  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi

$99 - $241

Drive  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Ann Arbor 753 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via Cleveland, Oh and Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

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The distance between Boston and Ann Arbor is 651 miles. The road distance is 753 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Ann Arbor without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Boston to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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Boston to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Ann Arbor is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 58 min.

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Boston to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Ann Arbor is 753 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 4 min to drive from Boston to Ann Arbor.

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American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 651.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston to Ann Arbor hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Ann Arbor via Cleveland, Oh and Detroit, Mi in around 20 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Providence to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Manchester to Detroit via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.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 Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Boston, Ma to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Book your Boston to Ann Arbor bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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