There are 8 ways to get from Detroit to Boston by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Detroit to Boston  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Boston (BOS) DTW - BOS

$69 - $258

7 alternative options

Fly Detroit to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Manchester (MHT) DTW - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$149 - $398

Fly Windsor to Boston  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Boston (BOS) YQG - BOS

$139 - $453

Fly Detroit to Providence, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Providence (PVD) DTW - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$90 - $464

Bus Wanda Coach  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Grand Rapids
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$109

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny 4414
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$85 - $221

Bus, train  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh 1097 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$113 - $338

Drive  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Boston 709.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Boston is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 12 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Boston is to fly which costs $65 - $260 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Boston is 615 miles. The road distance is 709.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Detroit to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Boston. However, there are services departing from Jefferson & Randolph and arriving at Boston, MA via State Fair Transit Center, Madison Heights and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 58 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Boston is 710 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 22 min to drive from Detroit to Boston.

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  • Distance: 615.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and five other airlines fly from Detroit to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Boston via Woodward & State Fairgrounds Dropoff, State Fair Transit Center, Oakland Mall, Madison Heights, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, and New York in around 17 h 58 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Windsor to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Windsor to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Windsor to Boston via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Windsor to Boston via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Windsor to Boston via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Windsor to Boston via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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