There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Chapel Hill by plane, bus, train 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 from Boston, line 800 bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BOS - RDU
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union

$107 - $389

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$73 - $194

4 alternative options

Train to Providence, fly  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PVD - RDU

$187 - $426

Bus EastWest Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York to Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St Pandora Bus

$77 - $88

Train  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Durham Amtrak Carolinian

$211 - $573

Drive  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Chapel Hill 713.8 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Chapel Hill, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Chapel Hill via New York, Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St, Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St, and GoDurham Station in around 15 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Chapel Hill via New York Penn Station, Durham Amtrak, and GoDurham Station in around 15 h 53 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from New York to Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
eastwestbus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 103 Canal St. to Durham, NC - 3414 Hillsborough
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Boston to Chapel Hill?

The distance between Boston and Chapel Hill is 994 km. The road distance is 1142 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Boston to Chapel Hill?

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Chapel Hill is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Boston to Chapel Hill?

The quickest way to get from Boston to Chapel Hill is to fly and line 800 bus which takes 4 h 28 min and costs $100 - $390.

Is there a direct bus between Boston and Chapel Hill?

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Chapel Hill. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at E Franklin St at Varsity Theatre via New York, Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

How long does it take to get from Boston to Chapel Hill?

It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Boston to Chapel Hill, including transfers.