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There are 11 ways to get from Boston to Florida by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Orlando  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Orlando (MCO) BOS - MCO

$39 - $262

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Fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) BOS - FLL

$26 - $223

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Fly to Tampa  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Tampa (TPA) BOS - TPA

$34 - $142

Fly to Miami  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Miami (MIA) BOS - MIA

$46 - $189

Fly to Jacksonville, line 1 bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Jacksonville (JAX) BOS - JAX
  2. Take the line 1 bus from River City Marketplace to Newnan St. & Ashley St.

$44 - $94

Fly to Ft. Myers  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ft. Myers (RSW) BOS - RSW

$32 - $355

Fly to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) BOS - PBI
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale

$47 - $450

Train  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jacksonville Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...

$140 - $269

Bus via Busch Dr. & Balmoral Dr.  •  24h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from 95 Canal Street, New York, NY to Jacksonville Gate Gas Station

$101 - $122

Bus  •  26h 40m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Jacksonville, Fl 1003 / ...

$123 - $188

Drive  •  19h 21m

  1. Drive from Boston to Jacksonville 1153.4 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Florida is to fly and line 1 bus which costs $40 - $95 and takes 6h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Florida is to fly which costs $25 - $230 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Florida. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Newnan St. & Ashley St. via 95 Canal Street, New York, NY and Busch Dr. & Balmoral Dr.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 26m.

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The distance between Boston and Florida is 1173 miles. The road distance is 1153.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Florida without a car is to train which takes 23h 40m and costs $140 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Boston to Florida, including transfers.

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Boston to Florida bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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The best way to get from Boston to Florida is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs $35 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $270 and takes 23h 40m, you could also bus via Busch Dr. & Balmoral Dr., which costs $100 - $130 and takes 24h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 57m.

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Boston to Florida bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Jacksonville, Fl station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Florida.
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  • Distance: 1172.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Florida, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and six other airlines fly from Boston to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Jacksonville via New York Penn Station, Jacksonville Amtrak Station, and Amtrak Station in around 23h 40m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Boston to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Boston to Miami via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Boston to Miami via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $330
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $330
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $460
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $340
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $420
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to Jacksonville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Premium
$320 - $450
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Jacksonville Transport
Phone
+1 904-630-3100
Website
jtafla.com
Bus from River City Marketplace to Newnan St. & Ashley St.
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
jtafla.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Starline Express
Phone
917-656-4221
Email
nycstarline@gmail.com
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from 95 Canal Street, New York, NY to Jacksonville Gate Gas Station
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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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 South Buses to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York, Ny to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $200

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Florida is 1153 miles. It takes approximately 19h 21m to drive from Boston to Florida.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Orlando Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Florida. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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