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Fly to Orlando  •  5h 1m

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

$64 - $405

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Fly to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International  •  5h

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

$49 - $226

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Fly to Tampa  •  5h 23m

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

$69 - $296

Fly to Miami  •  5h 8m

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

$58 - $382

Fly to Jacksonville, line 1 bus  •  5h 52m

  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.

$84 - $669

Fly to Ft. Myers  •  6h 58m

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

$100 - $408

Bus via Jacksonville, FL - 570 Busch Drive  •  23h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal Street to Jacksonville, FL - 570 Busch Drive Ny

$80 - $113

Train  •  23h 46m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Jacksonville Silver Meteor / ...

$173 - $294

Bus  •  31h 10m

  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 to Jacksonville "Greyhound"

$129 - $191

Drive  •  19h 27m

  1. Drive from Boston to Jacksonville 1152.7 miles

$110 - $170

Boston to Florida by train and bus

The journey time between Boston and Florida is around 23h 42m and covers a distance of around 1217 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 22h 38m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others, the Boston to Florida service departs from Boston South Station and arrives in Newnan St. & Ashley St.. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 42m
Fastest journey time:
22h 38m
Journey distance:
1217 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
$173
Carbon emissions:
103 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:35
Last service departs at:
11:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston to Florida train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Florida is to fly which costs $45 - $230 and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Florida is to fly which costs $45 - $230 and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Florida. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison and arriving at Newnan St. & Ashley St. via New York, NY - 95 Canal Street and Dundas Dr. & Busch Dr. fs sb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 32m.

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It is 1173 miles from Boston to Florida. It is approximately 1152.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Boston to Florida without a car is to bus via Jacksonville, FL - 570 Busch Drive which takes 23h 32m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Boston to Florida, including transfers.

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Boston to Florida bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Florida is to fly which takes 5h 1m and costs $60 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus via Jacksonville, FL - 570 Busch Drive, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 23h 32m, you could also train, which costs $170 - $300 and takes 23h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Boston to Florida bus services, operated by Starline Express, arrive at Jacksonville, FL - 570 Busch Drive station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Florida.
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  • Distance: 1172.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways and five other airlines fly from Boston to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Jacksonville via New York, NY, New York, NY - 95 Canal Street, Jacksonville, FL - 570 Busch Drive, and Dundas Dr. & Busch Dr. fs sb in around 23h 32m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Miami via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Miami via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $330
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $330
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Flights from Boston to Miami via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $370
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $370
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Boston to Miami via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Orlando via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Boston to Miami via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Boston to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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 Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
17h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $450
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Jacksonville Transport
Phone
+1 904-630-3100
Website
jtafla.com
Bus from River City Marketplace to Newnan St. & Ashley St.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
jtafla.com
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Starline Express
Phone
917-656-4221
Email
nycstarline@gmail.com
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal Street to Jacksonville, FL - 570 Busch Drive
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Once 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 2 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 to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $220

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