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There are 7 ways to get from Crystal City to Boston 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.

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Fly to Boston

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Boston

Fly to Providence, train

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

Fly to Manchester, bus

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

Bus via Union Station, Washington, DC

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Arlington to New York Midtown
  2. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Boston

Drive

  1. Drive from Crystal City to Boston

Crystal City to Boston by subway and train

121 Weekly Services
8h 8m Average Duration
$31 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Crystal City to Boston is to bus which costs $35 - $120 and takes 11h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Crystal City to Boston is to fly which costs $50 - $240 and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crystal City station to Boston. However, there are services departing from Crystal Dr Nb @ 18Th St S Fs-Transitway Station E and arriving at Boston via Arlington and New York Midtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Crystal City to Boston. However, there are services departing from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Yellow/Blue Line Track 1 Platform and arriving at Boston via Metro Center, Red Line Track 1 Platform and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 8m.

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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 8m and costs $30 - $460.

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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 bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Arlington station.

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Crystal City to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, 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 $50 - $240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $460 and takes 8h 8m, you could also bus via Union Station, Washington, DC, which costs $55 - $130 and takes 11h 10m.

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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?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta fly from Crystal City to Boston hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela operates a train from Washington Union Station to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $450 and the journey takes 6h 54m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $50
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$29 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $95
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$60 - $230
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $400
Business Seat - Adult
$120 - $450
First Class - Child 2-12
$160 - $320
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$300 - $600
First Class - Adult
$330 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$29 - $95
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $190
Business Class Seat
$100 - $250
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from New York to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Arlington to New York Midtown
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$23 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$18 - $26
Bus from New York Midtown to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$22 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$17 - $24

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Crystal City to Boston bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Boston station.

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Crystal City to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, arrive at Boston station.

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

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