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There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Baltimore by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Boston to Baltimore  •  3h 21m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI

$34 - $155

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Fly Boston to Reagan Washington, train  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station

$74 - $254

Bus to Manchester, fly to Baltimore  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Baltimore (BWI) MHT - BWI

$119 - $222

Train to Providence, fly to Baltimore  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Baltimore (BWI) PVD - BWI

$121 - $250

Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Baltimore Penn Station

$77 - $285

Fly Boston to Washington Dulles, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station

$91 - $260

Train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Baltimore Penn Station Acela / ...

$50 - $190

Bus via New York  •  9h

  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 Baltimore Downtown "Greyhound" / ...

$54 - $93

Bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Philadelphia Megabus Stop Boston
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Baltimore

$38 - $59

Drive  •  7h 5m

  1. Drive from Boston to Baltimore 398.9 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Baltimore is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Baltimore is to fly which costs $30 - $160 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Baltimore. However, there are services departing from South Station, Boston, MA and arriving at Baltimore Downtown via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Baltimore Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 11m.

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The distance between Boston and Baltimore is 361 miles. The road distance is 398.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Baltimore without a car is to train which takes 6h 11m and costs $50 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Boston to Baltimore, including transfers.

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Boston to Baltimore bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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Boston to Baltimore train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Baltimore is to fly which takes 3h 21m and costs $30 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $190 and takes 6h 11m, you could also bus via New York, which costs $50 - $95 and takes 9h.

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  • Distance: 361.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Boston to Baltimore every 2 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to Baltimore Penn Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6h 11m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Flights from Manchester to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Providence to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $360
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $270
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 Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Philadelphia to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Boston South Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
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 Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Philadelphia to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $85
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from Boston South Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$85 - $190
Business Class Seat
$140 - $250
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.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 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
boltbus.com

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Boston to Baltimore bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Baltimore Downtown station.

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Boston to Baltimore train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Baltimore is 399 miles. It takes approximately 7h 5m to drive from Boston to Baltimore.

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