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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Virginia Beach by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Norfolk (ORF) BOS - ORF

$162 - $430

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Bus Rockledge Bus  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from 59 Canal Street, NY to Norfolk, VA Nyc

$57 - $67

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Train via New Haven Union Station  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$216 - $512

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Norfolk, Va 903 / ...

$64 - $141

Train  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Newport News Amtrak Northeast Regional

$123 - $251

Drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Virginia Beach 573 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Virginia Beach is to bus which costs $55 - $70 and takes 14 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Virginia Beach is to fly which costs $160 - $430 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Arctic & 19Th via 59 Canal Street, NY and Glenrock & Virginia Beach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 38 min.

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The distance between Boston and Virginia Beach is 464 miles. The road distance is 573 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 38 min and costs $55 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Boston to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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Boston to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Virginia Beach is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $160 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $70 and takes 14 h 38 min, you could also train, which costs $210 - $550 and takes 15 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Boston to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, arrive at Norfolk, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 464.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Boston to Virginia Beach hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Virginia Beach via New York, 59 Canal Street, NY, Norfolk, VA, and Glenrock & Virginia Beach in around 14 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Boston South Station to Newport News Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$190 - $250
Bus operators
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from 59 Canal Street, NY to Norfolk, VA
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lion VA
Phone
+1-917-398-0398
Email
help@ilikebus.com
Website
lionva.com
Bus from New York, NY to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
lionva.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Virginia Beach is 573 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to drive from Boston to Virginia Beach.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are 594+ hotels available in Virginia Beach. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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