There are 7 ways to get from Chapel Hill to Boston by bus, plane, 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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Line 800 bus, fly to Boston  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from S Columbia St at Health Sciences Library to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Boston (BOS) RDU - BOS

$106 - $392

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to New York, Ny 1082 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$73 - $198

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Fly to Manchester, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Manchester (MHT) RDU - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$191 - $372

Bus EastWest Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St to New York Pandora Bus
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$88 - $91

Train via New York Penn Station  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to New York Penn Station Carolinian
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$202 - $573

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak Carolinian
  2. Take the train from Petersburg Amtrak to Boston South Station Northeast Regional

$152 - $353

Drive  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Chapel Hill to Boston 711.4 miles

$65 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chapel Hill to Boston. However, there are services departing from E Franklin St at Carolina Coffee Shop and arriving at Boston, MA via GoDurham Station, Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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The distance between Chapel Hill and Boston is 621 miles. The road distance is 711.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chapel Hill to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Chapel Hill to Boston, including transfers.

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Chapel Hill to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Durham, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Chapel Hill to Boston is to bus which takes 15 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chapel Hill to Boston is 711 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 21 min to drive from Chapel Hill to Boston.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Boston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chapel Hill to Boston.
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  • Distance: 621.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Chapel Hill to Boston via GoDurham Station, Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St, Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St, and New York in around 15 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chapel Hill to Boston via GoDurham Station, Durham Amtrak, and New York Penn Station in around 17 h 19 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Durham Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Durham Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from S Columbia St at Health Sciences Library to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
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 Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Durham, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St to New York
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
eastwestbus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Durham, NC - 3414 Hillsborough to New York, NY - 103 Canal St.
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$59 - $60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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