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 21 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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 39 min

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

$48 - $124

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Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Boston  •  3 h 48 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 33 min

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

$49 - $407

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 17 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

$68 - $469

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  8 h 33 min

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

$215 - $607

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  10 h 58 min

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

$102 - $234

Bus via New York  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Allen St Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$51 - $55

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Boston 457.3 miles

$45 - $65

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

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The quickest way to get from Fairfax to Boston is to subway and fly which costs $85 - $300 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Fairfax and Boston is 410 miles. The road distance is 457.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Fairfax to Boston, including transfers.

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There are 816+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $123 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fairfax to Boston.
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  • Distance: 410 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Fairfax to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 6 h 52 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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
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
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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
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $170
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 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
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Allen St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St.
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.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

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