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There are 6 ways to get from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly to Boston

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr., MI to Detroit Metro Airport
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Boston (BOS)

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Bus via Toronto

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI - Blake Transit Center to Detroit, MI - Grand Circus Park
  2. Take the bus from Windsor, ON to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Boston, MA

Bus, fly to Providence, train

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr., MI to Detroit Metro Airport
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Providence (PVD)
  3. Take the train from Providence to Boston

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Toledo
  2. Take the train from Toledo to Boston

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to New York
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA

Drive

  1. Drive from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston
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The cheapest way to get from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 13h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston is to bus and fly. Taking this option will cost $90 - $340 and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, MI - Blake Transit Center and arriving at Boston, MA via Cass at Bagley, Windsor, ON and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 3m.

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The distance between University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and Boston is 651 miles. The road distance is 762.9 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston without a car is to bus and train which takes 20h 47m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston, including transfers.

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston bus services, operated by D2A2, depart from Ann Arbor, MI - Blake Transit Center station.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston is 763 miles. It takes approximately 13h 6m to drive from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston.

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  • Distance: 650.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor to Boston via Ann Arbor, MI - Blake Transit Center, Detroit, MI - Grand Circus Park, Cass at Bagley, Windsor Transit Terminal, Windsor, ON, and Toronto, ON in around 21h 3m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Detroit to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Detroit to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Detroit to Providence via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Detroit to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
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
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
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 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
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 Toledo to Boston
Ave. Duration
17h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Phone
+1 517-333-0400
Email
info@michiganflyer.com
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr., MI to Detroit Metro Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Michigan Flyer
Bus from Blake Transit Center to Grand Circus Park
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Michigan Flyer
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
Bus from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Toledo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Amtrak
D2A2
Phone
517-333-0400
Email
info@michiganflyer.com
Website
d2a2.com
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI - Blake Transit Center to Detroit, MI - Grand Circus Park
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
d2a2.com
Book at
webshop-d2a2.michiganflyer.turnit.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Website
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Windsor, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Book at
riderexpress.betterez.com
Adult
$35 - $55
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.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 Toledo to New York
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $150
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
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

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