There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Rome by plane, taxi, 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 to Syracuse, taxi  •  3 h 21 min

  1. BOS - SYR

$382 - $856

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. 277 / ...
  2. 277 / ...

$133 - $208

3 alternative options

Fly to Albany, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. BOS - ALB

$294 - $543

Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited
  2. VIA Rail / ...

$164 - $304

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. 276 miles

$27 - $40

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Rome via Albany, Ny and Utica, Ny in around 6 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Rome via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, Albany, and Utica in around 7 h 53 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Other operators
Taxi from Syracuse to Rome
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Syracuse Taxi
Phone
+1 315 437 5555
Website
syracusetaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Rome is 371 km. The road distance is 442 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Rome is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Rome is to fly and taxi which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $380 - $900.

It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Boston to Rome, including transfers.