There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Wilmington by plane, 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 Boston to Wilmington  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Wilmington (ILM) BOS - ILM

$114 - $282

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  20 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Wilmington Nyc

$87

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Fly Boston to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) BOS - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, Sc to Wilmington, Nc

$140 - $612

Fly Boston to Jacksonville, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Jacksonville (OAJ) BOS - OAJ
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville to Wilmington, Nc

$190 - $697

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Wilmington  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Wilmington (ILM) LGA - ILM

$254 - $965

Fly Boston to Raleigh/Durham, bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BOS - RDU
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc

$128 - $447

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Wilmington, NC

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Wilmington, Nc

$96 - $243

Drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Wilmington 816 miles

$80 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Wilmington. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Market St via New York, NY and New Centre Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 14 min.

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The distance between Boston and Wilmington is 678 miles. The road distance is 816 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Wilmington without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 18 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Boston to Wilmington, including transfers.

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Boston to Wilmington bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Wilmington is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Wilmington Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Boston to Wilmington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Wilmington, Nc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Wilmington is 816 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 59 min to drive from Boston to Wilmington.

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

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  • Distance: 678 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Wilmington, NC, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Boston to Wilmington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Wilmington via New York, New York, NY, Wilmington, and New Centre Dr in around 20 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Wilmington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Boston to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Boston to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Boston to Wilmington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Boston to Wilmington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Pittsburgh, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Wilmington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Boston to Wilmington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston South Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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 Myrtle Beach, Sc to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Jacksonville to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson, NC to Wilmington, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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