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

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Fly to Boston  •  6h 53m

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

$145 - $449

7 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, I-93  •  10h 47m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Manchester (MHT) SEA - MHT
  2. Take the I-93 from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA

$266 - $1,572

Fly to Hyannis, bus  •  11h 32m

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

$327 - $1,325

Fly to Providence, train  •  10h 46m

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

$202 - $915

Train  •  2 days 19h

  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 14h

  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 Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA

$337 - $893

Bus, train  •  4 days 21h

  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 Schenectady
  4. Take the bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
  5. Take the train from Worcester to South Station

$545 - $955

Drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Drive from Seattle to Boston 3110.3 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Boston is to fly which costs $140 - $450 and takes 6h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Boston is to fly which costs $140 - $450 and takes 6h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA via Portland, Or, Denver, Co, Frisco and Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 14h.

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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 19h.

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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 19h and costs $400 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m 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 6h 53m and costs $140 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $400 - $1,200 and takes 2 days 19h, you could also bus, which costs $330 - $900 and takes 3 days 14h.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Boston.
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  • Distance: 2500.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

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

JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, Inc. 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 19h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Denver, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $3,500
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $3,500
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Boston, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $3,600
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Hyannis via Boston, Nantucket
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Providence via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 29m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from Worcester to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45h 15m
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
21h 31m
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 21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
Train from Toronto to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$85 - $120
EconomyPlus
$110 - $160
Business
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Website
boltbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Frisco to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
44h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $290
Flexible
$340 - $440
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 8m.

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

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Boston is 3h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 4:27 AM in Seattle and 7:27 AM 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 1h to drive from Seattle to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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