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

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Fly to Boston

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Boston (BOS)

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Fly to Manchester, bus

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Manchester (MHT)
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

Fly to Providence, train

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Providence (PVD)
  2. Take the train from Providence to Boston

Fly to Hyannis, bus

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Hyannis (HYA)
  2. Take the bus from Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA to South Station, Boston, MA

Bus, train via Flagstaff

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to Flagstaff Station
  2. Take the train from Flagstaff to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Boston

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Tempe Amtrak Bus Stop to Maricopa
  2. Take the train from Maricopa to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston

Drive

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Boston

Phoenix to Boston by tram, bus and train

The journey time between Phoenix and Boston is around 2 days 12h and covers a distance of around 2865 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h. Operated by Valley Metro, Flixbus USA and Amtrak, the Phoenix to Boston service departs from Jefferson/1st Ave and arrives in Boston. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
2 days 12h Average Duration
$265 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Boston is to fly which costs $150 - $420 and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Boston is to fly which costs $150 - $420 and takes 6h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Boston. However, there are services departing from Phoenix and arriving at Boston via New York Midtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16h.

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The distance between Phoenix and Boston is 2309 miles. The road distance is 2693.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Boston without a car is to bus and train via Flagstaff which takes 2 days 12h and costs $260 - $430.

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It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from Phoenix to Boston, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Boston is to fly which takes 6h 32m and costs $150 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $390 and takes 2 days 16h.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 57m.

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Phoenix to Boston bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Boston station.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Boston.
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  • Distance: 2308.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 32m

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and four other airlines fly from Phoenix to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Boston via New York and New York Midtown in around 2 days 16h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Phoenix to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Phoenix to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Phoenix to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Manchester via Denver, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Phoenix to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Phoenix to Hyannis via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Hyannis via Atlanta, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Phoenix to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Phoenix to Hyannis via Boston, Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Phoenix to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Phoenix to Hyannis via Boston, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $50
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$29 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $95
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flagstaff to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Premium
$430 - $600
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $480
Business Seat
$350 - $500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
22h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Train from Maricopa to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Business Seat
$470 - $700
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to Flagstaff Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$18 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$13 - $19
Bus from New York Midtown to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$22 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$17 - $24
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 Phoenix to New York
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$240 - $340
Flexible
$340 - $490
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tempe Amtrak Bus Stop to Maricopa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Amtrak
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$6 - $9
Adult
$12 - $17

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Boston is 3h ahead of Phoenix. It is currently 12:30 PM in Phoenix and 3:30 PM in Boston.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Boston is 2694 miles. It takes approximately 42h 54m to drive from Phoenix to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, Air Canada and three other airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Boston Airport.

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