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There are 11 ways to get from Boston to Fairfax by plane, subway, 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 Boston to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station

$87 - $300

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Fly Boston to Baltimore, subway  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station

$49 - $415

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Fly Boston to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  3. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station

$86 - $323

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 41m

  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

$153 - $446

Train to Providence, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 58m

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

$76 - $323

Train to Providence, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PVD - IAD
  3. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station

$135 - $476

Train  •  7h 36m

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

$216 - $566

Bus Go Buses  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Vienna/Fairfax, VA Manhattan-Vienna/Fairfax

$49 - $60

Train, subway  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station Orange

$108 - $233

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12h 21m

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

$52 - $122

Drive  •  8h 2m

  1. Drive from Boston to Fairfax 460.1 miles

$45 - $65

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

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Fairfax is to fly and subway which costs $85 - $300 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Fairfax. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Vienna/Fairfax, VA via Manhattan, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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The distance between Boston and Fairfax is 410 miles. The road distance is 460.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Fairfax without a car is to train which takes 7h 36m and costs $210 - $600.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Boston to Fairfax, including transfers.

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Boston to Fairfax bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Fairfax is to train which takes 7h 36m and costs $210 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $60 and takes 9h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 38m.

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Boston to Fairfax bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Vienna/Fairfax, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Fairfax.
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  • Distance: 410 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Fairfax hourly. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 6h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Fairfax via New York, NY and Manhattan, NY in around 9h 21m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Providence to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Providence to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from Boston South Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$160 - $230
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Vienna/Fairfax, VA
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Website
gobuses.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
9h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Fairfax is 460 miles. It takes approximately 8h 2m to drive from Boston to Fairfax.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 613+ hotels available in Fairfax. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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