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There are 9 ways to get from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Boston  •  2h 53m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) DCA - BOS

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Train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Boston Acela / ...

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Boston  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Boston (BOS) BWI - BOS

Fly Washington Dulles to Boston  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Boston (BOS) IAD - BOS

Fly Reagan Washington to Providence, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Providence (PVD) DCA - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to Boston

Fly Reagan Washington to Manchester, bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Manchester (MHT) DCA - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

Bus via New York  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan / ...

Bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Boston 2605

Drive  •  7h 49m

  1. Drive from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston 437.5 miles

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The most affordable way to get from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston is to bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston is to fly which costs $50 - $270 and takes 2h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington DC and arriving at Boston. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston. However, there are services departing from Gallery Pl-Chinatown, Red Line Track 1 Platform and arriving at Boston via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 41m.

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The distance between Smithsonian American Art Museum and Boston is 396 miles. The road distance is 437.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston without a car is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs $30 - $460.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston, including transfers.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Washington DC station.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston is to fly which takes 2h 53m and costs $50 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $460 and takes 7h 41m, you could also bus via New York, which costs $55 - $120 and takes 10h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston.
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  • Distance: 395.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta fly from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela operates a train from Washington Union Station to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $450 and the journey takes 6h 54m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$29 - $95
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $190
Business Class Seat
$100 - $250
Amtrak Acela

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 Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $50
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$29 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $95
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$60 - $230
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $400
Business Seat - Adult
$120 - $450
First Class - Child 2-12
$160 - $320
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$300 - $600
First Class - Adult
$330 - $650
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.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 Washington to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from New York to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$35 - $65
Adult Advance Purchase
$30 - $45

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Boston station.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston is 437 miles. It takes approximately 7h 49m to drive from Smithsonian American Art Museum to Boston.

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Delta, American Airlines and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport.

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