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

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Train, bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Québec to Montréal
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
  3. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA

$96 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus via Montréal  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Québec to Montréal Montréal - Québec
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma 3536 / ...

$66 - $133

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Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Quebec to Montreal Dolbeau
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma 3536 / ...

$72 - $143

Train  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Québec to Saint-Lambert
  2. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station

$139 - $322

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Quebec to Boston 398.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Quebec  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to Boston (BOS) YQB - BOS

$101 - $350

Train to Montreal, fly  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Québec to Montréal
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Boston (BOS) YUL - BOS

$155 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Quebec to Boston is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quebec to Boston is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quebec to Boston. However, there are services departing from Quebec and arriving at Boston, Ma via Montreal, Pq. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Quebec to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Québec and arriving at Boston South Station via St-Lambert Amtrak Station and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 3 min.

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The distance between Quebec and Boston is 495 km. The road distance is 637.1 km.

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The best way to get from Quebec to Boston without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 46 min and costs $120 - $250.

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It takes approximately 11 h 46 min to get from Quebec to Boston, including transfers.

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Quebec to Boston bus services, operated by Intercar, depart from Quebec station.

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Quebec to Boston train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Québec station.

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The best way to get from Quebec to Boston is to bus which takes 12 h 25 min and costs $90 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $430 and takes 17 h 3 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $460 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Quebec to Boston.
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  • Distance: 309.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 46 min

What companies run services between Quebec, QC, Canada and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Quebec to Boston via Montreal, Pq in around 12 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Quebec to Boston via St-Lambert Amtrak Station and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station in around 17 h 3 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Quebec to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Quebec to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Quebec to Boston via Montreal, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Quebec to Boston via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Boston via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Quebec to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Quebec to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Quebec to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Quebec to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Québec to Montréal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
Train from Québec to Saint-Lambert
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
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 St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
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 Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Megabus

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There is no direct flight from Quebec Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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Quebec to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Quebec to Boston is 637 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Quebec to Boston.

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Porter Airlines, WestJet, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Quebec Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 774+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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