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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Boston by plane, train, bus or ferry

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 to Boston  •  23h 51m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Boston (BOS) MEL - BOS

$565 - $719

7 alternative options

Fly to Providence, train  •  27h 1m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Providence (PVD) MEL - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station

$772 - $1,975

Fly to Manchester, I-93  •  27h 12m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Manchester (MHT) MEL - MHT
  2. Take the I-93 from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA

$1,766 - $2,382

Fly to Hartford, bus  •  29h 18m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Hartford (BDL) MEL - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma

$630 - $1,257

Fly to Worcester, bus  •  30h 35m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Worcester (ORH) MEL - ORH
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Boston, MA - South Station

$726 - $1,739

Fly to Newark, train  •  28h 11m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Newark (EWR) MEL - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station

$649 - $1,673

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  28h 28m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to New York JFK (JFK) MEL - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station

$642 - $1,764

Fly to Provincetown, ferry  •  32h 2m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Provincetown (PVC) MEL - PVC
  2. Take the ferry from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA

$1,382 - $2,787

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Boston is to fly which costs $750 - $1,100 and takes 23h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Boston is to fly which costs $750 - $1,100 and takes 23h 51m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Boston is 16933 km.

It takes approximately 23h 51m to get from Melbourne to Boston, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 17m and has one stopover.

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Boston is 16h behind Melbourne. It is currently 2:51 AM in Melbourne and 10:51 AM in Boston.

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Qantas, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 746+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Boston.
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  • Distance: 10582.9 miles
  • Duration: 23h 51m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Boston, MA, USA?

United Airlines, Air Canada and five other airlines fly from Melbourne to Boston hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Los Angeles, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
23h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
25h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
23h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
27h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Los Angeles, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
25h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Los Angeles, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
26h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Los Angeles, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
28h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 56m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
22h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
23h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
24h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Worcester via Los Angeles, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
28h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Worcester via San Francisco, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
29h 31m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to New York JFK via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h 1m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Los Angeles, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
23h 13m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Los Angeles, Newark
Ave. Duration
23h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
24h 41m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
25h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
22h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
23h 32m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via San Francisco, Newark
Ave. Duration
26h 9m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Newark
Ave. Duration
27h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via San Francisco, Newark
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,300
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Los Angeles, Newark
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,300
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
23h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
24h 27m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
25h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
26h 54m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via San Francisco, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
28h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
20h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 49m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via Los Angeles, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
23h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via San Francisco, Kansas City
Ave. Duration
24h 19m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via Los Angeles, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 56m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Melbourne to New York JFK via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
25h 12m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Detroit
Ave. Duration
24h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
26h 19m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
24h 14m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Los Angeles, Detroit
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via San Francisco, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
25h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,400
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
24h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Detroit
Ave. Duration
25h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
25h 38m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Melbourne to Worcester via Los Angeles, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
28h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via San Francisco, Boston
Ave. Duration
27h 2m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Los Angeles, Boston
Ave. Duration
27h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Honolulu, Boston
Ave. Duration
32h 2m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Boston
Ave. Duration
27h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Los Angeles, Denver, Boston
Ave. Duration
27h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Los Angeles, Phoenix, Boston
Ave. Duration
27h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston
Ave. Duration
27h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Vancouver, Boston
Ave. Duration
37h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $6,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Boston via Vancouver, Montreal
Ave. Duration
23h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Hartford via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
26h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Newark via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Melbourne to Providence via Los Angeles, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Los Angeles, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via San Francisco, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Los Angeles, Boston
Ave. Duration
27h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via San Francisco, Boston
Ave. Duration
27h 2m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Melbourne to Provincetown via Vancouver, Boston
Ave. Duration
37h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $6,000
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Melbourne to New York JFK via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.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.

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 Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com
Boston Harbor Cruises
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Provincetown Ferry Terminal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com

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