There are 8 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly Washington Dulles to Boston  •  1 h 44 min

  1. IAD - BOS

$80 - $303

Cheapest option

Bus to Baltimore, fly to Boston  •  4 h 39 min

  1. BWI - BOS

$54 - $412

6 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Providence, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. IAD - PVD

$179 - $612

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Boston  •  3 h 26 min

  1. DCA - BOS

$92 - $296

Train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Acela Express

$220 - $614

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 59 min

  1. 2554 / ...

$55 - $134

Bus via New York, NY  •  11 h 50 min

$62 - $92

Drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. 465.2 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston every 2 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 7 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Boston is 658 km. The road distance is 744 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston is to fly which takes 1 h 44 min and costs $80 - $310.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Boston, MA via Arlington, VA and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston, including transfers.

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