There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Boston  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Boston (BOS) SEA - BOS

$145 - $450

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Fly to Manchester, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Manchester (MHT) SEA - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$260 - $1,580

Fly to Providence, train  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Providence (PVD) SEA - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station

$242 - $1,016

Fly to Hyannis, bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Hyannis (HYA) SEA - HYA
  2. Take the bus from Barnstable Municipal Airport to Boston South Station

$327 - $1,326

Train  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$402 - $1,196

Bus  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
  4. Take the bus from Frisco to New York, Ny
  5. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$339 - $893

Bus, train  •  4 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Albany
  4. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$382 - $1,403

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from Seattle to Boston 3110.3 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via Portland, Or, Denver, Co, Frisco and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Boston South Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Boston is 2500 miles. The road distance is 3110.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Boston without a car is to train which takes 2 days 19 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Seattle to Boston, including transfers.

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Seattle to Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Boston is to fly which takes 7 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 19 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 days 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 12 min.

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Seattle to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Boston.
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  • Distance: 2500.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and five other airlines fly from Seattle to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Boston via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 19 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $3,500
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $3,600
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $3,600
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Boston, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Boston, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Train from Toronto to Albany
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $85
Economy
$95 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $200
Business
$140 - $200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$250 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Frisco to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
44 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $290
Flexible
$340 - $440
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Barnstable Municipal Airport to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Website
boltbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Boston is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 6:46 PM in Seattle and 9:46 PM in Boston.

Seattle to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Boston is 3110 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 1 h to drive from Seattle to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Seattle 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 Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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