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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Montclair by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT)

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Fly to Los Angeles, train

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Los Angeles (LAX)
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

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Fly to Burbank, train

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Burbank (BUR)
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

Train via San Bernardino

  1. Take the train from Boston to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino

Bus

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to El Monte

Train

  1. Take the train from Boston to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pomona Amtrak

Drive

  1. Drive from Boston to Montclair
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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Montclair is to fly and train which costs $85 - $210 and takes 13h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Montclair is to fly which costs $190 - $550 and takes 9h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Montclair. However, there are services departing from South Station, Boston, MA and arriving at Central @ San Bernardino Sb Fs via New York, El Monte Station E and Montclair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston to Montclair station. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Montclair station via Chicago Union Station and San Bernardino Depot station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17h.

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The distance between Boston and Montclair is 2577 miles. The road distance is 2975.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Montclair without a car is to train via San Bernardino which takes 2 days 17h and costs $290 - $440.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Boston to Montclair, including transfers.

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

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Boston to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Montclair is to fly which takes 9h 40m and costs $190 - $550. Alternatively, you can train via San Bernardino, which costs $290 - $440 and takes 2 days 17h, you could also bus, which costs $300 - $450 and takes 3 days 3h.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 2576.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 40m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston to Montclair hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Montclair via Chicago Union Station, San Bernardino, and San Bernardino Depot station in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Boston to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Nashville
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Baltimore, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Burbank via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$3 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$5 - $7
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
40h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Seat
$440 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pomona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Premium
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Bus operators
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 - $55
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 El Monte
Ave. Duration
2 days 19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$380 - $550

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 59m and has one stopover.

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Boston to Montclair bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at El Monte station.

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Montclair is 3h behind Boston. It is currently 8:41 AM in Boston and 5:41 AM in Montclair.

Boston to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Bernardino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Montclair is 2975 miles. It takes approximately 46h 58m to drive from Boston to Montclair.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Montclair. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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