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

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Fly Miami to Boston  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Boston (BOS) MIA - BOS

$59 - $208

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Fly Fort Lauderdale to Boston  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Boston (BOS) FLL - BOS

$78 - $194

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Boston  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from MiamiCentral to West Palm Beach
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Boston (BOS) PBI - BOS

$89 - $377

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Providence, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Providence (PVD) FLL - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to Boston / South Station Trains

$150 - $700

Bus  •  28h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Union City Direct Route / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...

$178 - $226

Train  •  32h 50m

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$167 - $322

Bus via Golden Glades  •  44h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Miami North, Fl to New York, Ny 1008
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...

$169 - $243

Drive  •  24h 57m

  1. Drive from Miami to Boston 1500.6 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Boston is to fly which costs $75 - $200 and takes 5h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Boston is to fly which costs $55 - $210 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Boston. However, there are services departing from Miami, FL and arriving at Boston South Buses via 30Th St At Bergenline Ave and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Miami to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound and arriving at Boston South Station via Miami Amtrak Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 50m.

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The distance between Miami and Boston is 1265 miles. The road distance is 1500.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 28h 49m and costs $170 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Miami to Boston, including transfers.

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Miami to Boston bus services, operated by La Cubana, depart from Miami, FL station.

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

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The best way to get from Miami to Boston is to fly which takes 4h 50m and costs $55 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $230 and takes 28h 49m, you could also train, which costs $160 - $330 and takes 32h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Boston.
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  • Distance: 1264.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Miami to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Boston via Union City, 30Th St At Bergenline Ave, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New York, Ny in around 28h 49m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Miami to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Miami to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Providence via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Miami to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from MiamiCentral to West Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$16 - $23
Smart
$12 - $17
Select
$36 - $42
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 Miami Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$390 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $420
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami, FL to Union City
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$145 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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 New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Miami North, Fl to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
37h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $200
Flexible
$200 - $300

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 14m.

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Miami to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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Miami to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Boston is 1501 miles. It takes approximately 24h 57m to drive from Miami to Boston.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Miami 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 Miami to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $21 - $28.

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