There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Key West by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

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Fly Boston to Key West  •  7 h 52 min

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

$274 - $1,224

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Bus  •  41 h 31 min

  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  •  8 h 45 min

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

$375 - $1,564

Fly Boston to Ft. Myers, ferry  •  9 h 47 min

  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 - $785

Fly Boston to Miami  •  10 h 15 min

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

$204 - $604

Fly Boston to Fort Lauderdale  •  10 h 34 min

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

$179 - $524

Train, bus, ferry  •  35 h 31 min

  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

$390 - $657

Train, bus, ferry via Charlotte Amtrak  •  36 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Charlotte Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Naples, FL
  4. Take the ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL

$466 - $920

Drive  •  28 h 19 min

  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 28 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Key West is to fly which costs $270 - $1,300 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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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 41 h 31 min.

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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 35 h 31 min and costs $390 - $700.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min 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 7 h 52 min and costs $270 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $410 and takes 41 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Key West Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 21 min 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: 7 h 52 min

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 41 h 31 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Providence to Key West via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Providence to Key West via Reagan Washington, Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Providence to Key West via Philadelphia, Miami
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Key West via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Key West via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Key West via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Providence to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to Key West via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Key West via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Key West via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to Key West via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to Key West via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Providence to Key West via Washington Dulles, Tampa
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Miami via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Naples, FL
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Naples, FL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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
4 h 15 min
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.

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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
30 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from Miami, Fl to Key West, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Website
seakeywestexpress.com
Ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
keywestexpress.net
Book at
booking.keywestexpress.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Key West is 1662 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 19 min 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 325+ hotels available in Key West. Prices start at $127 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $20.

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