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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Vancouver to Boston  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Boston (BOS) YVR - BOS

$145 - $759

7 alternative options

Fly Seattle to Boston  •  11 h 4 min

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

$189 - $505

Fly Vancouver to Manchester, bus  •  11 h 51 min

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

$258 - $924

Fly Vancouver to Providence, train  •  11 h 48 min

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

$270 - $1,403

Train  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station

$422 - $1,261

Bus  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  4. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Boston, Ma 255 / ...

$285 - $699

Train, bus  •  4 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$361 - $1,200

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Boston 3244.2 miles

$430 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Boston is to fly which costs $180 - $1,000 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Boston is to fly which costs $180 - $1,000 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Boston. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Boston, Ma via Calgary, AB, Toronto, ON and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Vancouver Pacific Central Station and arriving at Boston South Station via Everett Amtrak and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Boston is 4025 km. The road distance is 5190.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Boston without a car is to train which takes 2 days 23 h and costs $500 - $1,700.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Vancouver to Boston, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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Vancouver to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Boston is to fly which takes 7 h 59 min and costs $180 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $1,700 and takes 2 days 23 h, you could also bus, which costs $360 - $950 and takes 3 days 11 h.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Boston.
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  • Distance: 2515.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Boston, MA, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Vancouver to Boston every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Boston via Everett Amtrak and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 23 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Victoria, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Edmonton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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 Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Toronto, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Manchester via Seattle, Detroit
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Manchester via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Manchester via Minneapolis, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Seattle, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Providence via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Boston via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Manchester via Toronto, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
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 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
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.

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 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 Buffalo, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Toronto, On to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $260
Online Fare
$240 - $330
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
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