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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Charlottesville by plane, shuttle, 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.

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Fly to Charlottesville  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Charlottesville (CHO) BOS - CHO

$162 - $746

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Bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Washington, Dc 2563 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Charlottesville 7492 / ...

$59 - $151

5 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

Fly to Richmond, bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Richmond (RIC) BOS - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$115 - $295

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak

$114 - $359

Train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Northeast Regional

$110 - $240

Drive  •  10 h

  1. Drive from Boston to Charlottesville 558.1 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Charlottesville is to fly which costs $160 - $750 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Charlottesville via Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 8 min.

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The distance between Boston and Charlottesville is 495 miles. The road distance is 558.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Charlottesville without a car is to train which takes 11 h 8 min and costs $110 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Boston to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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Boston to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Charlottesville is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $160 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $240 and takes 11 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs $55 - $160 and takes 12 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 495.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Boston to Charlottesville hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Boston to Charlottesville 5 times a week. Tickets cost $110 - $240 and the journey takes 11 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Boston to Charlottesville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Boston to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Boston to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Boston to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Boston to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Richmond via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Boston to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Boston to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Boston to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
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 Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$180 - $240
Bus operators
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.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 Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Boston, Ma to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Washington, Dc to Amtrak Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Washington D.C. to Charlottesville, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Charlottesville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Boston to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Charlottesville station.

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Boston to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Charlottesville Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Charlottesville is 558 miles. It takes approximately 10 h to drive from Boston to Charlottesville.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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