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

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Fly from Boston  •  4h 56m

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

$59 - $295

6 alternative options

Ferry to Provincetown, fly  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
  2. Fly from Provincetown (PVC) to Nashville (BNA) PVC - BNA

$334 - $554

Train, bus via Nashville, TN  •  20h 59m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Nashville, TN Ny

$124 - $262

Bus  •  21h 30m

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

$66 - $172

Train, bus  •  22h 7m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Nashville Nyc / ...

$99 - $282

Bus via Bell Station Inbound  •  24h 28m

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

$97 - $107

Drive  •  18h 37m

  1. Drive from Boston to Nashville 1100.6 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Nashville is to fly which costs $55 - $300 and takes 4h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston to Nashville is to fly which takes 4h 56m and costs $55 - $300.

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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 & 7Th Ave N Eb via New York, NY and Charlotte Pike & Lellyett St Eb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 30m.

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The distance between Boston and Nashville is 947 miles. The road distance is 1100.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Nashville without a car is to train and bus via Nashville, TN which takes 20h 59m and costs $120 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m 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 56m and costs $55 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 21h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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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 56m

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 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Provincetown to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Provincetown to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Provincetown to Nashville via Boston, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Provincetown to Nashville via White Plains, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Provincetown to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
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 Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $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 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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GoTo Bus
Bus Ticket Inc.
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Nashville
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
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
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com

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Nashville is 1h behind Boston. It is currently 4:27 PM in Boston and 3:27 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Nashville is 1101 miles. It takes approximately 18h 37m to drive from Boston to Nashville.

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

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There are 1135+ 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 - $13.

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