There are 7 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.

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Fly Washington Dulles to Boston  •  1 h 47 min

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

$80 - $303

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...

$55 - $134

5 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Providence, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Providence (PVD) IAD - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$125 - $612

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Boston  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) DCA - BOS

$92 - $296

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express

$220 - $614

Bus via New York, NY  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$64 - $92

Drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston 465.2 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

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.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston is to fly which costs $80 - $310 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Boston is 411 miles. The road distance is 465.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston, including transfers.

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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.

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Air Canada, JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Boston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston.
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  • Distance: 411.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Air Canada fly from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $210 - $600 and the journey takes 6 h 52 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 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
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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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