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Fly to Boston  •  1h 44m

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

$86 - $202

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Bus via New York  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave New York / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA Manhattan-Newton / ...

$47 - $79

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Fly to Manchester, bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Manchester (MHT) DCA - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

$176 - $289

Fly to Providence, train  •  3h 54m

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

$106 - $640

Train  •  8h 13m

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

$59 - $206

Bus  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Boston N2605 / ...

Drive  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from Crystal City to Boston 441.3 miles

$40 - $65

Crystal City → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Crystal City to Boston is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Crystal City to Boston is to fly which costs $85 - $210 and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Crystal City station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from CRYSTAL CITY station and arriving at Boston South Station via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 13m.

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The distance between Crystal City and Boston is 399 miles. The road distance is 441.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Crystal City to Boston without a car is to train which takes 8h 13m and costs $55 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Crystal City to Boston, including transfers.

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Crystal City to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Crystal City to Boston is to fly which takes 1h 44m and costs $85 - $210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $210 and takes 8h 13m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 11h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 28m.

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Crystal City to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Map of how to get from Crystal City to Boston.
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  • Distance: 399 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

What companies run services between Crystal City, VA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Crystal City to Boston hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 7h 1m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $340
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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 Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$90 - $200
Business Class Seat
$150 - $270
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
gobuses.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Crystal City to Boston is 441 miles. It takes approximately 7h 53m to drive from Crystal City to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport.

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