There are 10 ways to get from Fairfax to Boston by subway, 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

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Boston  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) DCA - BOS

$87 - $293

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington to Boston, MA

$48 - $72

8 alternative options

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Boston  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  2. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Boston (BOS) IAD - BOS

$86 - $316

Subway to Baltimore, fly to Boston  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Boston (BOS) BWI - BOS

$49 - $267

Fly Reagan Washington to Manchester, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Manchester (MHT) DCA - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$152 - $453

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Providence, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Providence (PVD) DCA - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$122 - $469

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express

$215 - $607

Bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...

$49 - $125

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak Northeast Regional

$102 - $234

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Boston 457.3 miles

$45 - $65

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Fairfax to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 7 h 1 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fairfax to Boston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $170
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Fairfax to Boston?

The distance between Fairfax and Boston is 656 km. The road distance is 732 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Fairfax to Boston?

The cheapest way to get from Fairfax to Boston is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 8 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Fairfax to Boston?

The quickest way to get from Fairfax to Boston is to subway and fly which takes 3 h 19 min and costs $85 - $300.

How long does it take to get from Fairfax to Boston?

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Fairfax to Boston, including transfers.