There are 5 ways to get from Saint John to Boston by car, bus, train or plane

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Drive, bus  •  10h 26m

  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 South Buses 59 / ...

$79 - $101

Cheapest option

Fly from Saint John  •  8h 48m

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

$71 - $263

3 alternative options

Drive, bus, train  •  11h 58m

  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 59 / ...
  4. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station

$91 - $126

Drive  •  7h 10m

  1. Drive from Saint John to Boston 404.4 miles

$50 - $80

Drive, bus to Bar Harbor, fly  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Saint John to Perry, ME
  2. Take the bus from Perry, ME to Hancock, ME
  3. Fly from Bar Harbor (BHB) to Boston (BOS) BHB - BOS

$132 - $372

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint John to Boston is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint John to Boston is to drive and bus and fly which costs $180 - $550 and takes 6h 50m.

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The distance between Saint John and Boston is 322 miles. The road distance is 404.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 10h 26m to get from Saint John to Boston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bar Harbor Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Boston is 1h behind Saint John. It is currently 1:29 AM in Saint John and 12:29 AM in Boston.

Yes, the driving distance between Saint John to Boston is 404 miles. It takes approximately 7h 10m to drive from Saint John to Boston.

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Cape Air and Silver Airways offer flights from Bar Harbor Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 618+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Saint John to Boston.
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  • Distance: 321.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 26m

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

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

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Saint John to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Saint John to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Saint John to Boston via Halifax
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Saint John to Boston via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Saint John to Boston via Halifax, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Saint John to Boston via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Saint John to Boston via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Saint John to Boston via Ottawa, Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Bar Harbor to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Bar Harbor to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
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
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Bus from Perry, ME to Hancock, ME
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com

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