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There are 8 ways to get from Dallas to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Boston (BOS) DFW - BOS

$60 - $290

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Fly Dallas to Boston  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Boston (BOS) DAL - BOS

$188 - $763

Fly Dallas to Manchester, bus  •  8h 38m

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

$188 - $677

Fly Dallas to Providence, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Providence (PVD) DAL - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station

$185 - $828

Bus via Nashville  •  35h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas to Nashville
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to New York, NY Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses

$188 - $263

Bus  •  41h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas to Richmond
  2. Take the bus from Richmond to Newark
  3. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Buses

$186 - $271

Train  •  44h 42m

  1. Take the train from Dallas to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$200 - $289

Drive  •  29h 21m

  1. Drive from Dallas to Boston 1765.8 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Boston is to fly which costs $60 - $290 and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to Boston is to fly which costs $60 - $290 and takes 6h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to Boston. However, there are services departing from Dallas and arriving at Boston South Buses via Fulton Station Outbound, Nashville, TN and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dallas to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Dallas and arriving at Boston South Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 42m.

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It is 1558 miles from Dallas to Boston. It is approximately 1765.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Boston without a car is to bus via Nashville which takes 35h 34m and costs $180 - $270.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Dallas to Boston, including transfers.

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Dallas to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Dallas station.

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Dallas to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Dallas station.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Boston is to fly which takes 6h 16m and costs $60 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus via Nashville, which costs $180 - $270 and takes 35h 34m, you could also train, which costs $200 - $290 and takes 44h 42m.

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  • Distance: 1558.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Dallas, TX, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Dallas to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to Boston via Nashville, Fulton Station Outbound, Nashville, TN, New York, NY, and New York in around 35h 34m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Orlando
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Tampa
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Nashville, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Charleston, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Charlotte, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Houston Hobby Apt, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via New Orleans, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Tampa
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
46 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 Dallas to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Premium
$320 - $450
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Seat
$210 - $310
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
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
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
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 Dallas to Nashville
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160
Bus from Dallas to Richmond
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $180
Flexible
$180 - $270
Bus from Richmond to Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
NYTN Bus
Phone
+1 615-939-8887
Email
tennesseetravel@gotobus.com
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
nytnbus.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 South Buses
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 39m.

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Dallas to Boston bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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Boston is 1h ahead of Dallas. It is currently 9:05 AM in Dallas and 10:05 AM in Boston.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dallas to Boston is 1766 miles. It takes approximately 29h 21m to drive from Dallas to Boston.

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Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 1024+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to tram which takes 51 min and costs $3.

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