There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Chapel Hill by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus  •  5 h 7 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

$106 - $396

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$74 - $194

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Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) BOS - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$212 - $881

Bus EastWest Bus  •  15 h 12 min

  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

$79 - $91

Train  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station 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

Questions & Answers

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 Chapel Hill St at Gregson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 12 min.

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The distance between Boston and Chapel Hill is 621 miles. The road distance is 713.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Chapel Hill without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Boston to Chapel Hill, including transfers.

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Boston to Chapel Hill bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Chapel Hill is to bus which takes 15 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Boston to Chapel Hill bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Chapel Hill is 714 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 24 min to drive from Boston to Chapel Hill.

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American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Chapel Hill.
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  • Distance: 621.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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, Chapel Hill St at Duke St, and Chapel Hill St at Gregson St in around 15 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Chapel Hill via New York Penn Station, Durham Amtrak, and GoDurham Station in around 16 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Boston to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Boston to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Boston to Fayetteville Municipal via New York JFK, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 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 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Boston to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once 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
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
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 Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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