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

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Fly Dallas to Boston  •  5h 30m

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

$73 - $612

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Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston  •  6h 18m

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

$55 - $279

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Fly Dallas to Manchester, bus  •  9h 13m

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

$249 - $875

Fly Dallas to Providence, train  •  9h 18m

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

$195 - $878

Bus via New South Memphis  •  35h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis, TN
  2. Take the bus from Memphis - Cleveland St to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
  3. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses

$140 - $193

Bus  •  39h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses

$197 - $241

Train  •  44h 42m

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station 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 23m

  1. Drive from Dallas to Boston 1769.4 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Dallas to Boston is to fly which costs $55 - $280 and takes 6h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Dallas to Boston is to fly which costs $70 - $650 and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dallas to Boston. However, there are services departing from Dallas, Tx and arriving at Boston South Buses via Cincinnati, OH and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 32m.

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

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The distance between Dallas and Boston is 1558 miles. The road distance is 1769.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Dallas to Boston without a car is to bus via New South Memphis which takes 35h 39m and costs $140 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Dallas to Boston, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dallas to Boston is to fly which takes 5h 30m and costs $70 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus via New South Memphis, which costs $140 - $200 and takes 35h 39m, you could also train, which costs $200 - $290 and takes 44h 42m.

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  • Distance: 1558.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 30m

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

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Dallas to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dallas to Boston via Airways Transit Center, Young@E Parkway, Memphis - Cleveland St, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, and New York in around 35h 39m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dallas to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Tulsa, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Panama City, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Tampa
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Covington
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas to Manchester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Dallas to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Boston / South Station Trains
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
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 Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Dallas Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
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
Website
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 Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
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 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis, TN
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
megabus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Memphis - Cleveland St to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
GoTo Bus
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.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, Tx to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Schedules at
gotobus.com

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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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 8:26 PM in Dallas and 9:26 PM 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 1769 miles. It takes approximately 29h 23m to drive from Dallas to Boston.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Dallas Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 668+ 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 50 min and costs $3.

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