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There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Rome by plane, bus, car, train or taxi

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 Atlanta, bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Atlanta (ATL) BOS - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to McDonald's Cartersville

$115 - $185

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Fly Boston to Chattanooga, drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chattanooga (CHA) BOS - CHA
  2. Drive from Chattanooga to Rome

$74 - $431

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Train to Providence, fly to Atlanta, bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Atlanta (ATL) PVD - ATL
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to McDonald's Cartersville

$159 - $553

Bus to Hartford, fly to Atlanta, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Hartford, Ct
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Atlanta (ATL) BDL - ATL
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to McDonald's Cartersville

$136 - $313

Fly Boston to Nashville, bus, taxi  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Nashville (BNA) BOS - BNA
  2. Take the bus from Nashville Airport to Groome Transportation Chattanooga
  3. Take a taxi from Groome Transportation Chattanooga to Rome

$261 - $534

Train, Savannah 16 , bus  •  26h 5m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Savannah Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Savannah 16 from Savannah, GA to Atlanta Airport, GA
  4. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to McDonald's Cartersville

$299 - $450

Bus  •  29h 33m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to McDonald's Cartersville

$216 - $296

Bus via Athens  •  30h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York - 47 Chrystie St to Athens
  3. Take the bus from Best Western - Athens to Atlanta Airport
  4. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to McDonald's Cartersville

$206 - $256

Train, bus, taxi  •  32h 46m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Ft Payne
  4. Take a taxi from Ft Payne to Rome

$249 - $416

Drive  •  18h 39m

  1. Drive from Boston to Rome 1082.4 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Rome is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Rome is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $190 and takes 5h 32m.

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The distance between Boston and Rome is 951 miles. The road distance is 1082.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Rome without a car is to train and Savannah 16 and bus which takes 26h 5m and costs $290 - $450.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Boston to Rome, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 34m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Rome is 1082 miles. It takes approximately 18h 39m to drive from Boston to Rome.

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

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There are 21+ hotels available in Rome. 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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Map of how to get from Boston to Rome.
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  • Distance: 951.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Rome, GA, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Rome via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, Ny, Atlanta, Ga, Atlanta Arpt, Ga, Atlanta Airport, and McDonald's Cartersville in around 29h 33m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Boston to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Boston to Chattanooga via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Boston to Chattanooga via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Providence to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Providence to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Providence to Atlanta via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Providence to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Hartford to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Atlanta via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Boston to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Boston to Chattanooga via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Boston to Chattanooga via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Providence to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Hartford to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Boston to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Providence to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Hartford to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Atlanta via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Hartford to Atlanta via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Boston to Atlanta via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
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 Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Savannah Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Seat
$180 - $260
Train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Boston / South Station Trains to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 (478) 471-1616
Email
maconoffice@groometrans.com
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport to McDonald's Cartersville
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35
Website
Groome Transportation
Bus from Nashville Airport to Groome Transportation Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$64
Website
Groome Transportation
Bus from Best Western - Athens to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$46
Website
Groome Transportation
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 South Buses to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Ft Payne
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $60
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Atlanta Airport, GA
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.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
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from New York - 47 Chrystie St to Athens
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Groome Transportation Chattanooga to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Millenium Taxi and Transportation
Phone
+1 423-267-2008
Website
yourquicktaxi.com
Mercury Cab
Phone
+1 423-624-1084
East Ridge Cab, LLC
Phone
+1 423-629-7304
Website
facebook.com

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