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

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Drive, bus  •  10h 28m

  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 / ...

$77 - $106

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Drive, bus to Bangor, fly  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Saint John to Perry, ME
  2. Take the bus from Perry, ME to Bangor Airport
  3. Fly from Bangor (BGR) to Boston (BOS) BGR - BOS

$62 - $513

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Drive, bus, train  •  12h

  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 to Boston

$92 - $131

Drive  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Saint John to Boston 405.3 miles

$50 - $80

Drive, bus to Bar Harbor, fly  •  9h 3m

  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

$105 - $227

Drive, bus, Amtrak Thruway to Rockland, fly  •  10h 6m

  1. Drive from Saint John to Perry, ME
  2. Take the bus from Perry, ME to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bangor, ME to Rockland, ME
  4. Fly from Rockland (RKD) to Boston (BOS) RKD - BOS

Drive, bus, bus to Augusta, fly  •  9h 51m

  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 Augusta, ME
  4. Fly from Augusta (AUG) to Boston (BOS) AUG - BOS

$143 - $179

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The cheapest way to get from Saint John to Boston is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint John to Boston is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7h 13m.

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The distance between Saint John and Boston is 322 miles. The road distance is 405.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 10h 28m to get from Saint John to Boston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bangor Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Boston is 1h behind Saint John. It is currently 5:43 AM in Saint John and 4:43 AM in Boston.

Yes, the driving distance between Saint John to Boston is 405 miles. It takes approximately 7h 13m to drive from Saint John to Boston.

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Delta offers flights from Bangor Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 1024+ 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: 322.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 28m

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

There is no direct connection from Saint John to Boston. However, you can take the drive to Perry, ME, take the bus to Bangor, ME, take the walk to Bangor, ME, then take the bus to Boston South Buses. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Perry, ME, take the bus to Bangor, ME, take the walk to Bangor, ME, take the bus to Portland, ME, take the walk to Portland, then take the train to Boston.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Bar Harbor to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Rockland to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Augusta to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bangor to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $460
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 to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
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 Bangor Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
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
$40 - $60
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Augusta, ME
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
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
Bus from Bangor, ME to Rockland, ME
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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