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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Boston  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Boston (BOS) RDU - BOS

$104 - $389

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny 1008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$72 - $196

6 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Manchester (MHT) RDU - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$189 - $369

Fly to Providence, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Providence (PVD) RDU - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak

$131 - $425

Train via New York Penn Station  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$199 - $554

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from Petersburg Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak Northeast Regional

$147 - $337

Bus Wanda Coach  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, NC to New York, NY Raleigh / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$87 - $88

Drive  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Boston 702.7 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Boston is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 12 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Boston is to fly which costs $100 - $390 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Boston is 613 miles. The road distance is 702.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Raleigh to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh to Boston. However, there are services departing from Salisbury St at South St and arriving at Boston, MA via Raleigh, NC and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at Boston South Station Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from Raleigh to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Raleigh to Boston via New York Penn Station in around 15 h 4 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Raleigh, NC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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