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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Ontario by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  9 h 44 min

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

$204 - $1,112

Cheapest option

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Los Angeles (LAX) BOS - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak

$180 - $543

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Fly to Burbank, train  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Burbank (BUR) BOS - BUR
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak

$219 - $812

Fly to Long Beach, train  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Long Beach (LGB) BOS - LGB
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak

$220 - $661

Train via San Bernardino Amtrak  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino Amtrak Southwest Chief

$396 - $1,189

Bus  •  3 days 2 h

  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 Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Aliso St and Los Angeles St E to Pomona Transit Center

$286 - $749

Bus, train  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Nyc
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ontario Amtrak

$439 - $1,131

Train  •  3 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ontario Amtrak Texas Eagle

$456 - $1,389

Drive  •  47 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Ontario 2999.7 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Ontario is to fly which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Ontario is to fly which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 9 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Ontario. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Holt @ Palm Eb Fs via New York, Ny, Main & 6th, Aliso St and Los Angeles St E and Pomona Trans Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Ontario. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Ontario Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 14 h.

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The distance between Boston and Ontario is 2575 miles. The road distance is 2999.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Ontario without a car is to train which takes 2 days 16 h and costs $390 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Boston to Ontario, including transfers.

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

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Boston to Ontario train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Ontario is to fly which takes 9 h 44 min and costs $200 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $390 - $1,200 and takes 2 days 16 h, you could also bus, which costs $280 - $750 and takes 3 days 2 h.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Ontario.
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  • Distance: 2575.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 44 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Ontario, CA, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston to Ontario hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Ontario via Chicago Union Station and San Bernardino Amtrak in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Burbank
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Burbank via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Hayden
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,200
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$320 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Business Coach Seat
$700 - $1,000
Room
$1,200 - $1,700
Bus operators
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.

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 Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Aliso St and Los Angeles St E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Boston to Ontario bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Pomona Transit Center station.

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Ontario is 3 h behind Boston. It is currently 10:09 PM in Boston and 7:09 PM in Ontario.

Boston to Ontario train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ontario Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Ontario is 3000 miles. It takes approximately 47 h 9 min to drive from Boston to Ontario.

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

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There are 137+ hotels available in Ontario. Prices start at $69 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 - $10.

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