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There are 8 ways to get from University of Florida (UF) to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Gainesville to Boston  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Boston (BOS) GNV - BOS

$114 - $658

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Bus to Orlando, fly to Boston  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Orlando RedCoach Station
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Boston (BOS) MCO - BOS

$81 - $388

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Fly Gainesville to Providence, train  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Providence (PVD) GNV - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station

$130 - $824

Bus to Tampa, fly to Boston  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville, FL to Tampa, FL
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Boston (BOS) TPA - BOS

$102 - $252

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  26h 40m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Gainesville to Jacksonville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Jacksonville to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  3. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station

Bus  •  28h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Ocala
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York Gw Bridge to Boston

$179 - $237

Bus via Tampa  •  33h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Tampa to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses

$133 - $187

Drive  •  20h 46m

  1. Drive from University of Florida (UF) to Boston 1223.2 miles

$120 - $180

University of Florida (UF) to Boston by walk and bus

The journey time between University of Florida (UF) and Boston is around 46h 5m and covers a distance of around 1525 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 46h 5m. Services are operated by Red Coach, La Cubana and Greyhound USA. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
46h 5m
Fastest journey time:
46h 5m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$179
Carbon emissions:
304 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:15
Last service departs at:
16:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

University of Florida (UF) to Boston walk and bus schedules

University of Florida (UF) → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from University of Florida (UF) to Boston is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from University of Florida (UF) to Boston is to fly which costs $110 - $700 and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Florida (UF) to Boston. However, there are services departing from Gainesville - UF and arriving at Boston via Ocala, FL and New York Gw Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 57m.

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The distance between University of Florida (UF) and Boston is 1086 miles. The road distance is 1223.2 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Florida (UF) to Boston without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 26h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from University of Florida (UF) to Boston, including transfers.

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University of Florida (UF) to Boston bus services, operated by Red Coach, depart from Gainesville - UF station.

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The best way to get from University of Florida (UF) to Boston is to fly which takes 6h 43m and costs $110 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $240 and takes 28h 57m.

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There is no direct flight from Gainesville Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 49m and has one stopover.

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University of Florida (UF) to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston station.

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Map of how to get from University of Florida (UF) to Boston.
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  • Distance: 1086 miles
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between University of Florida (UF), FL, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from University of Florida (UF) to Boston every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from University of Florida (UF) to Boston via Gainesville - UF, Ocala, FL, New York, and New York Gw Bridge in around 28h 57m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Gainesville to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Gainesville to Boston via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Gainesville to Boston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Gainesville to Boston via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Orlando to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Gainesville to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gainesville to Providence via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gainesville to Providence via Miami, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Gainesville to Providence via Miami, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Gainesville to Providence via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Gainesville to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Orlando to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Orlando to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Gainesville to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Gainesville to Providence via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Tampa to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Orlando to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Tampa to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Orlando to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Tampa to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Orlando to Boston via Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Tampa to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Tampa to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Orlando to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Tampa to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Tampa to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Jacksonville to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
17h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $450
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Orlando RedCoach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Book at
redcoachusa.com
Web
$17 - $35
Standard
$18 - $40
Flexible
$25 - $50
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
Web
$12 - $25
Standard
$13 - $28
Flexible
$18 - $40
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Book at
redcoachusa.com
Web
$18 - $35
Standard
$20 - $40
Flexible
$27 - $55
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Gainesville, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$31 - $33
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to New York
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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 Gainesville to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York Gw Bridge to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Starline Express
Phone
917-656-4221
Email
nycstarline@gmail.com
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from Tampa to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com

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