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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Key West by plane, train, ferry, shuttle, bus 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 Key West  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Key West (EYW) BOS - EYW

$274 - $1,217

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Bus  •  42h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Miami, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Key West, Fl

$165 - $403

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Train to Providence, fly to Key West  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Key West (EYW) PVD - EYW

$328 - $1,420

Fly Boston to Ft. Myers, ferry  •  10h 3m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ft. Myers (RSW) BOS - RSW
  2. Take the ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL

$252 - $778

Train to Newark, fly to Key West  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Key West (EYW) EWR - EYW

$295 - $1,675

Fly Boston to Miami, shuttle  •  11h 5m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Miami (MIA) BOS - MIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Miami, FL - International Airport to Key West, FL

$204 - $597

Train, bus La Cubana, ferry  •  34h 36m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Naples, FL
  3. Take the ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL

$338 - $468

Train Amtrak, bus, ferry  •  36h 17m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Naples, FL - McDonalds 300 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL

$464 - $896

Drive  •  28h 19m

  1. Drive from Boston to Key West 1662.4 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Key West is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 28h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Key West is to fly which costs $270 - $1,300 and takes 8h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Key West. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Flagler & Grinnell via New York, Ny, Miami, Fl and Airport/Beaches. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 29m.

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The distance between Boston and Key West is 1382 miles. The road distance is 1662.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Key West without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 34h 36m and costs $330 - $470.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Boston to Key West, including transfers.

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Boston to Key West bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Key West is to fly which takes 8h 6m and costs $270 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $410 and takes 42h 29m.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Key West Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Boston to Key West bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Key West, Fl station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Key West.
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  • Distance: 1381.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Key West, FL, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston to Key West hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Key West via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Miami, Fl, Key West, Fl, and Airport/Beaches in around 42h 29m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Providence to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Providence to Key West via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Providence to Key West via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Providence to Key West via Reagan Washington, Miami
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Providence to Key West via Philadelphia, Miami
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Key West via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Providence to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to Key West via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Newark to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Miami via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Key West via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Key West via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Key West via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Providence to Key West via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Key West
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
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.

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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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

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
Train from New York Penn Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Keys Shuttle
Phone
+1 (888) 765-9997 | (305) 289-9997
Website
keysshuttle.com
Shuttle from Miami, FL - International Airport to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
keysshuttle.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Naples, FL
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Naples, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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.

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 New York, Ny to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from Miami, Fl to Key West, Fl
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Phone
+1 239-463-5733
Website
keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
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Key West Express
Ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Book at
Key West Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Key West is 1662 miles. It takes approximately 28h 19m to drive from Boston to Key West.

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United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Key West Airport.

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There are 338+ hotels available in Key West. Prices start at $165 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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