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There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Back Bay (Station) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Portland to Boston  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Boston (BOS) PDX - BOS

$122 - $274

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Fly Portland to Manchester, bus  •  10h 38m

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

$266 - $878

Fly Portland to Providence, train  •  10h 52m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Providence (PVD) PDX - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay

$192 - $724

Fly Portland to Hyannis, bus  •  11h 42m

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

$222 - $732

Train to Seattle, fly to Boston  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the train from Portland to Tacoma Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Boston (BOS) SEA - BOS

$154 - $360

Train  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Portland to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston Lake Shore Limited

$303 - $431

Bus  •  3 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Portland to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$333 - $468

Drive  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Portland to Back Bay (Station) 3113.2 miles

$300 - $440

Portland to Back Bay (Station) by train

The train journey time between Portland and Back Bay (Station) is around 3 days 0h and covers a distance of around 3274 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3 days 0h. Operated by Amtrak, the Portland to Back Bay (Station) train service departs from Portland and arrives in Boston. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3 days 0h
Fastest train time:
3 days 0h
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$303
Carbon emissions:
276 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:45
Last train departs at:
16:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portland to Back Bay (Station) train schedules

Portland → Back Bay (Station)
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The most affordable way to get from Portland to Back Bay (Station) is to fly, which costs $120 - $280 and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Back Bay (Station) is to fly which costs $120 - $280 and takes 7h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Portland and arriving at Boston, MA via Denver and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from Portland to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Portland and arriving at Boston via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19h.

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The distance between Portland and Back Bay (Station) is 2547 miles. The road distance is 3113.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2 days 19h and costs $300 - $440.

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It takes approximately 7h 26m to get from Portland to Back Bay (Station), including transfers.

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Portland to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland station.

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Portland to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Portland station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Back Bay (Station) is to fly which takes 7h 26m and costs $120 - $280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $300 - $440 and takes 2 days 19h, you could also bus, which costs $330 - $470 and takes 3 days 8h.

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  • Distance: 2547.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 26m

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Back Bay (Station), MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and five other airlines fly from Portland to Back Bay (Station) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portland to Back Bay (Station) via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 19h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Portland to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Chicago Midway, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Denver, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Denver, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Portland to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Providence via Chicago Midway, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Portland to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Portland to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Portland to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Portland to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Portland to Boston via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Portland to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Portland to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Portland to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Portland to Hyannis via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Portland to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Portland to Hyannis via New York JFK, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
12h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Portland to Hyannis via Boston, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Portland to Hyannis via New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Portland to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Portland to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Portland to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Portland to Boston via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Portland
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Portland to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Portland to Tacoma Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Train from Portland to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$460 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
21h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Seat
$220 - $310
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
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland to Denver
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $180
Flexible
$190 - $270
Bus from Denver to New York
Ave. Duration
43h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $250
Flexible
$250 - $370
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 18m.

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Portland to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Back Bay (Station) is 3h ahead of Portland. It is currently 4:33 PM in Portland and 7:33 PM in Back Bay (Station).

Portland to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Back Bay (Station) is 3113 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Portland to Back Bay (Station).

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JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Back Bay (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 29 min and costs $3.

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