There are 4 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.

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Fly, taxi  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Syracuse (SYR) BOS - SYR
  2. Take a taxi from Syracuse to Rome

$393 - $870

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Bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Utica, Ny 277 / ...

$128 - $166

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Train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited / ...

$160 - $211

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Boston to Rome 276 miles

$27 - $40

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

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Rome is to fly and taxi which costs $390 - $900 and takes 3h 4m.

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The distance between Boston and Rome is 232 miles. The road distance is 276 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Rome without a car is to bus which takes 6h 59m and costs $120 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Boston to Rome, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Boston to Rome is to bus which takes 6h 59m and costs $120 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $220 and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Rome is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Boston to Rome.

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

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There are 34+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 231.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Rome 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Rome via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and Utica Amtrak Station in around 8h 8m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Utica
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Other operators
Taxi from Syracuse to Rome
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Syracuse Taxi
Phone
+1 315 437 5555
Website
syracusetaxi.com

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $3 - $11.

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