There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Nashville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Boston  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Nashville (BNA) BOS - BNA

$89 - $442

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Bus  •  21h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Nashville Nyc / ...

$65 - $115

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Bus to Manchester, fly  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Nashville (BNA) MHT - BNA

$140 - $511

Bus to Hyannis, fly  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
  2. Fly from Hyannis (HYA) to Nashville (BNA) HYA - BNA

$110 - $467

Train, bus  •  20h 19m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Nashville, TN

$113 - $265

Bus via Bell Station Inbound  •  24h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from Chinatown NY to Nashville

$91 - $105

Train, bus via Roanoke  •  26h 10m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Nashville, Tn 1511 / ...

$176 - $346

Drive  •  18h 40m

  1. Drive from Boston to Nashville 1102.2 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Nashville is to bus which costs $65 - $120 and takes 21h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Nashville is to fly which costs $85 - $450 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison and arriving at Charlotte Ave & 8Th Ave N Eb via New York, NY and Charlotte Pike & Lellyett St Eb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 17m.

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The distance between Boston and Nashville is 947 miles. The road distance is 1102.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Nashville without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 19m and costs $110 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Boston to Nashville, including transfers.

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Boston to Nashville 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 Nashville is to fly which takes 4h 47m and costs $85 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 21h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Boston to Nashville bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Nashville station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 947.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Boston to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Nashville via New York, NY, Nashville, and Charlotte Pike & Lellyett St Eb in around 21h 17m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Hyannis to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Hyannis to Nashville via Nantucket, Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Hyannis to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Hyannis to Nashville via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Hyannis to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Hyannis to Nashville via Nantucket, Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
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 Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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 Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Boston South Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$120 - $280
Business Class Seat
$200 - $360
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
NYTN Bus
Phone
+1 615-939-8887
Email
tennesseetravel@gotobus.com
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Book at
gotobus.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
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Nashville
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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GoTo Bus
Bus Ticket Inc.
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Nashville
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Number 1 Bus
Phone
NYC: 1-212-966-8801
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from Chinatown NY to Nashville
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
number1bus.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 Roanoke, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120

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Nashville is 1h behind Boston. It is currently 1:12 PM in Boston and 12:12 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Nashville is 1102 miles. It takes approximately 18h 40m to drive from Boston to Nashville.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Nashville Airport.

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There are 777+ hotels available in Nashville. 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 - $11.

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