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There are 7 ways to get from Michigan to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Boston  •  3h 24m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Boston (BOS) DTW - BOS

$84 - $276

6 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, I-93  •  5h 30m

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

$170 - $409

Fly to Providence, train  •  5h 28m

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

$106 - $482

Bus Wanda Coach  •  18h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Grand Rapids
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$109

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny 4414
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$85 - $221

Bus, train  •  18h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh 1097 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$113 - $338

Drive  •  12h 22m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Boston 709.8 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Boston is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 12h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Boston is to fly which costs $80 - $280 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michigan to Boston. However, there are services departing from Jefferson & Spirit Plaza and arriving at Boston, MA via State Fair Transit Center, Madison Heights and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 31m.

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The distance between Michigan and Boston is 697 miles. The road distance is 709.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 18h 31m and costs $109.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Michigan to Boston, including transfers.

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Michigan to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Boston is to fly which takes 3h 24m and costs $80 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $109 and takes 18h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Michigan to Boston.
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  • Distance: 697.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

What companies run services between Michigan, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and five other airlines fly from Livonia to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Boston via Woodward & State Fairgrounds Dropoff, State Fair Transit Center, Oakland Mall, Madison Heights, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, and New York in around 18h 31m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
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.

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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
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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 Toledo Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
16h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.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
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.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 Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Michigan to Boston is 710 miles. It takes approximately 12h 22m to drive from Michigan to Boston.

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Spirit Airlines, Air Canada, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Boston Airport.

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