There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Washington by plane, train, bus 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 Boston to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA

$84 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Washington, Dc 2563 / ...

$45 - $120

7 alternative options

Fly Boston to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD

$85 - $314

Fly Boston to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$97 - $371

Train to Providence, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PVD - DCA

$73 - $320

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 13 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

$152 - $443

Train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express

$210 - $600

Bus Hola Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 28 Allen St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$47

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Washington 442.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Washington is to bus which costs $47 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Washington is to fly which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $80 - $290.

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The distance between Boston and Washington is 634 km. The road distance is 708 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Boston to Washington, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Washington, Dc. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston to Washington hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 6 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Bus operators
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
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 28 Allen St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Allen St to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com

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