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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Boston to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$87 - $309

Cheapest option

Fly Boston to Baltimore, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station

$45 - $238

7 alternative options

Fly Boston to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$88 - $336

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MHT - DCA

$155 - $448

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Baltimore (BWI) MHT - BWI
  3. Take the bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station

$148 - $627

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express

$214 - $563

Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Washington, Dc 2563 / ...

$48 - $117

Megabus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Boston, MA to Washington

$46 - $65

Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Rockville 442.2 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Rockville is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Rockville is to fly and subway which costs $85 - $310 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Boston and Rockville is 393 miles. The road distance is 442.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Boston to Rockville, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Rockville, MD, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Rockville every 4 hours. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Rockville hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Greyhound USA
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 Boston, Ma to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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