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There are 11 ways to get from Boston to Assateague Island by train, night bus, bus, car, car ferry 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.

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Train, night bus, travel  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Wilmington
  2. Take the night bus from Wilmington to Salisbury
  3. Travel from Salisbury to Assateague Island

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus via Snow Hill Detention Center  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New York Midtown
  2. Take the night bus from New York to Salisbury
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Snow Hill Detention Center

9 alternative options

Train, bus, travel  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Salisbury, MD
  3. Travel from Salisbury, MD to Assateague Island

Bus, night bus  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the night bus from New York to Salisbury
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Wor. Co. Commission on Aging Inc

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  14h 36m

  1. Drive from Boston to Scotland Wharf
  2. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  3. Travel from Jamestown to Assateague Island

Fly to Baltimore, bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean Pines, MD

Fly to Norfolk, bus, travel  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Norfolk (ORF) BOS - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Hampton to Salisbury
  3. Travel from Salisbury to Assateague Island

Fly to Reagan Washington, train, bus  •  8h 26m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  3. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD

Fly to Washington Dulles, bus  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD
  2. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD

Fly to New York JFK, train, night bus, travel  •  9h 8m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Wilmington
  3. Take the night bus from Wilmington to Salisbury
  4. Travel from Salisbury to Assateague Island

Fly to Philadelphia, train, bus  •  9h 47m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  3. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Boston to Assateague Island is to bus and night bus via Snow Hill Detention Center, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 13h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Assateague Island is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $320 and takes 7h 2m.

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The distance between Boston and Assateague Island is 369 miles.

The best way to get from Boston to Assateague Island without a car is to train and night bus and travel which takes 9h 54m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 54m to get from Boston to Assateague Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Baltimore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 34m.

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JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, Delta and three other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Baltimore Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Assateague Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Assateague Island.
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  • Distance: 369 miles
  • Duration: 9h 54m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Assateague Island, MD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Boston to Assateague Island. However, you can take the train to Wilmington, take the walk to Wilmington, take the night bus to Salisbury, then take the travel to Assateague Island. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station, take the walk to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak, take the bus to Salisbury, MD, then take the travel to Assateague Island.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Boston to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Boston to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$50 - $180
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $320
Business Seat - Adult
$100 - $360
First Class - Child 2-12
$130 - $260
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$250 - $470
First Class - Adult
$270 - $550
Train from Boston to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$60 - $210
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $380
Business Seat - Adult
$120 - $420
First Class - Child 2-12
$150 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$280 - $550
First Class - Adult
$320 - $650
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$25 - $80
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $140
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $160
First Class - Child 2-12
$75 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $240
First Class - Adult
$150 - $260
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$23 - $75
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $130
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $150
First Class - Child 2-12
$70 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $230
First Class - Adult
$140 - $250
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$25 - $80
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $160
Business Class Seat
$85 - $210
Train from Boston to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$28 - $95
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $180
Business Class Seat
$95 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Wilmington to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
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
Night bus from New York to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Hampton to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
BayRunner Shuttle
Website
bayrunnershuttle.com
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Salisbury, MD
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Adult
$55 - $120
Bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean Pines, MD
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Adult
$60 - $120
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Adult
$60 - $120
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Salisbury, MD
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.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 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Wor. Co. Commission on Aging Inc
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Snow Hill Detention Center
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to New York Midtown
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Ferry operators
VDOT
Car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
virginiadot.org

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