There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Germantown 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.

Recommended option

Fly Boston to Reagan Washington, subway, line 100 bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to Germantown Transit Center & Bay B

$89 - $314

Cheapest option

Fly Boston to Baltimore, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station

$45 - $240

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Fly Boston to Washington Dulles, subway, line 100 bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
  4. Take the line 100 bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to Germantown Transit Center & Bay B

$90 - $341

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 22 min

  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

$157 - $453

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Baltimore (BWI) MHT - BWI
  3. Take the bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station

$148 - $629

Train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb Marc

$214 - $565

Bus, train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Washington, Dc 2563 / ...
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb Marc

$49 - $118

Megabus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Boston, MA to Washington

$48 - $71

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Germantown 452 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Germantown is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Germantown is to fly and subway and line 100 bus which costs $85 - $320 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Boston and Germantown is 395 miles. The road distance is 452 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Boston to Germantown, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Germantown. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at GERMANTOWN MARC wb via UNION STATION MARC Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Germantown, MD, USA?

You can take a train from Boston to Germantown via Washington Union Station Amtrak and UNION STATION MARC Washington in around 8 h 40 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Boston to Germantown once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to Germantown Transit Center & Bay B
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.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
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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