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

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

Fly Boston to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA

$86 - $308

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Washington, Dc 2563 / ...

$48 - $115

8 alternative options

Fly Boston to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$87 - $335

Fly Boston to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$99 - $389

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 34 min

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

$154 - $447

Train to Providence, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PVD - DCA

$122 - $468

Train to Providence, fly to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Baltimore (BWI) PVD - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$200 - $649

Train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express

$213 - $562

Bus Tripper Bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Bethesda, MD Tripper Bus

$48 - $59

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Bethesda 441.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Bethesda is to bus which costs $45 - $60 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Bethesda is to fly which costs $85 - $310 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Boston and Bethesda is 395 miles. The road distance is 441.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Boston to Bethesda, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Bethesda, MD via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 395.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Boston to Bethesda hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Bethesda every 4 hours. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 6 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Providence to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $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
Tripper Bus
Website
tripperbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Bethesda, MD
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
tripperbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
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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, Ma to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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