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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  •  4h 54m

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

$31 - $295

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Fly Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston  •  6h 5m

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

$29 - $184

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Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Boston  •  6h 23m

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

$114 - $188

Fly Miami to Providence, train  •  7h 17m

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

$72 - $500

Bus via Manhattan  •  29h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL to New York Direct Route / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Gw Bridge to Boston "Greyhound"

$178 - $199

Train  •  32h 43m

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

$177 - $332

Bus  •  41h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Miami to New York "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston "Greyhound"

$169 - $233

Drive  •  25h 3m

  1. Drive from Miami to Boston 1497.4 miles

$140 - $220

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The most affordable way to get from Miami to Boston is to fly, which costs $30 - $300 and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Boston is to fly which costs $30 - $300 and takes 4h 54m.

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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 via New York Gw Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 15m.

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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 Moynihan Train Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 43m.

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The distance between Miami and Boston is 1265 miles. The road distance is 1497.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Boston without a car is to bus via Manhattan which takes 29h 15m and costs $170 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m 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 54m and costs $30 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus via Manhattan, which costs $170 - $200 and takes 29h 15m, you could also train, which costs $170 - $340 and takes 32h 43m.

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  • Distance: 1264.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

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

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and four other airlines fly from Miami to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Boston via New York and New York Gw Bridge in around 29h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Miami to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Miami to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Miami to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Miami to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Miami to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Miami to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Miami to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Flights from Miami to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Miami to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Boston via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Miami to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Flights from Miami to Providence
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
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 South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
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 to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
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 Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Premium
$410 - $600
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $440
Business Seat
$320 - $450
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
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 to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
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 New York
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $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 Gw Bridge to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Miami to New York
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $190
Flexible
$200 - $290
Bus from New York to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 8m.

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Miami to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston 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 1497 miles. It takes approximately 25h 3m to drive from Miami to Boston.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Miami Airport to Boston Airport.

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