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There are 2 ways to get from Rome to Boston by plane or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Boston  •  12h 8m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Boston (BOS) FCO - BOS

$299 - $774

1 alternative option

Fly to Providence, train  •  20h 36m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Providence (PVD) FCO - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station

$466 - $789

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International entry into United States from Italy

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. United States land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into United States from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10 day mandatory self quarantine, or COVID-19 testing on arrival with a minimum of 7 day self quarantine which ends following a second negative test
  • Test performed on day 3 of quarantine
This applies to all arrivals by air

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No, entry into United States from Italy is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Boston is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Boston is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Boston is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from United States.

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Last updated: 12 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Boston is to fly which costs 240€ - 650€ and takes 12h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Boston is to fly which costs 240€ - 650€ and takes 12h 8m.

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The distance between Rome and Boston is 4116 miles.

It takes approximately 12h 8m to get from Rome to Boston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 9h 20m.

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Boston is 6h behind Rome. It is currently 7:06 PM in Rome and 1:06 PM in Boston.

Alitalia, Delta, Lufthansa and six other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 385+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 14€.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Boston.
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  • Distance: 4116 miles
  • Duration: 12h 8m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Boston, MA, USA?

Alitalia, Delta and 10 other airlines fly from Rome to Boston hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rome to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Rome to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Rome to Providence via Munich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
17h 59m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Rome to Providence via Frankfurt, Newark
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Rome to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 59m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rome to Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Rome to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rome to Boston via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Flights from Rome to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Rome to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Boston via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Flights from Rome to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Rome to Providence via Frankfurt, Newark
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to Boston via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Rome to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rome to Boston via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rome to Boston via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Boston via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
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 South Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110

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