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

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Fly Miami to Boston  •  4 h 38 min

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

$114 - $478

Cheapest option

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Boston  •  5 h 38 min

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

$99 - $403

6 alternative options

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

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

$119 - $447

Fly Miami to Providence, train  •  6 h 26 min

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

$161 - $864

Bus Lacubanabus  •  27 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Union City, NJ Direct route / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$151 - $226

Train  •  32 h 54 min

  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 Express / ...

$217 - $712

Bus Greyhound USA  •  35 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to New York, Ny 1006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$143 - $377

Drive  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Boston 1495.2 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Boston is to fly which costs $95 - $410 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Boston is to fly which costs $110 - $480 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Miami, FL and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via 30Th St At Palisade Ave and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 44 min.

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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 32 h 54 min.

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The distance between Miami and Boston is 1265 miles. The road distance is 1495.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 44 min and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Miami to Boston, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Miami to Boston is to fly which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $110 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $230 and takes 27 h 44 min, you could also train, which costs $210 - $750 and takes 32 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Boston.
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  • Distance: 1264.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Miami to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Boston via Union City, NJ, 30Th St At Palisade Ave, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 27 h 44 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Miami to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Miami to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Miami to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Miami to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Miami to Providence
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Miami to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Miami to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Miami to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Miami to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Miami to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Miami to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Miami to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Boston via Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Miami to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$16 - $23
Smart
$12 - $17
Select
$36 - $42
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.

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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
48 min
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
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Miami Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Miami, FL to Union City, NJ
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami, FL to Union City, NJ
Ave. Duration
27 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Miami, Fl to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 4 min.

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Miami to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Boston is 1495 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 52 min to drive from Miami to Boston.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Miami Airport to Boston Airport.

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