There are 10 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.

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Fly Boston to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 52 min

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

$87 - $299

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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 - $228

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Fly Boston to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 33 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 - $326

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 45 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 27 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 to Providence, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Baltimore (BWI) PVD - BWI
  3. Take the bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station

$92 - $498

Train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Washington Union Station 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 30 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

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Rockville without a car is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Boston to Rockville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Boston to Rockville is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 33 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Rockville is 442 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to drive from Boston to Rockville.

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JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 627+ hotels available in Rockville. Prices start at $87 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 .

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Map of how to get from Boston to Rockville.
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  • Distance: 393.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Rockville hourly. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Rockville every 30 minutes. 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 34 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
Flights from Providence to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 10 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

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Boston South Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
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

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 Boston, Ma to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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