There are 4 ways to get from Saint John to Boston by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from St John (YSJ) to Boston (BOS) YSJ - BOS

$228 - $787

Cheapest option

Drive, bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Perry, ME
  2. Take the bus from Perry, ME to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Boston, MA - South Station

$82 - $106

2 alternative options

Drive, bus, train  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Perry, ME
  2. Take the bus from Perry, ME to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
  4. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station

$95 - $156

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Boston 404.4 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The distance between Saint John and Boston is 515 km. The road distance is 647.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Saint John to Boston, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from St John Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 53 min and has one stopover.

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Boston is 1 h behind Saint John. It is currently 1:54 PM in Saint John and 12:54 PM in Boston.

Yes, the driving distance between Saint John to Boston is 647 km. It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to drive from Saint John to Boston.

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Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from St John Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 754+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saint John to St John Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Saint John to Boston.
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  • Distance: 321.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Saint John, NB, Canada and Boston, MA, USA?

Air Canada, Porter Airlines and WestJet fly from Saint John to Boston hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from St John to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Halifax, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Halifax, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from St John to Boston via Ottawa, Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Perry, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Concord Coach Lines
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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