There are 6 ways to get from Saint John to Boston by plane, car, bus or train

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 from St John  •  4 h 35 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 - Concord Coach
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Boston, MA - South Station

$67 - $90

4 alternative options

Drive, bus to Bar Harbor, fly  •  6 h 48 min

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

$171 - $401

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 - Concord Coach
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
  4. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center Amtrak to Boston North Station Amtrak

$91 - $145

Bus  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Oromocto, NB 501
  2. Take the bus from Oromocto, NB to Woodstock, NB 708 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach
  4. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Boston, MA - South Station

$85 - $126

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Boston 404.4 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Saint John to Boston is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $300 - $1,100.

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The distance between Saint John and Boston is 515 km. The road distance is 647 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Saint John to Boston, including transfers.

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

Air Canada, Porter Airlines and two other airlines fly from Saint John to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint John to Boston via Oromocto, NB, Woodstock, NB, Houlton, Maine, Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach, and Bangor, ME in around 12 h 27 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from St John to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Halifax, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Halifax, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from St John to Boston via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Peninsula Airways
Website
penair.com
Flights from Bar Harbor to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from St John to Boston via Ottawa, Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Bar Harbor to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Transportation Center Amtrak to Boston North Station Amtrak
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 Sullivan, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Bus from Perry, ME to Bangor, ME - Concord Coach
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Oromocto, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Oromocto, NB to Woodstock, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com

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