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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Quincy by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Boston

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Boston

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Boston (BOS)

Fly Washington Dulles to Boston, train

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Boston (BOS)
  2. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

Fly Reagan Washington to Providence, train

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Providence (PVD)
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station

Fly Reagan Washington to Manchester, bus

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Manchester (MHT)
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

Train to Baltimore, fly to Providence, train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Providence (PVD)
  3. Take the train from Providence to South Station

Bus via New York

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Boston

Drive

  1. Drive from Washington to Quincy

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and Boston (BOS) is around 2h and covers a distance of around 401 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13 min. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 23m. Services are operated by American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta and others. Typically 146 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
1h 46m
Layover time:
13 min
Total time:
2h

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
1h 23m
Flight distance:
401 miles
Flights per week:
146
Cheapest price:
$87
Carbon emissions:
212 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Quincy is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Quincy is to fly which costs $75 - $230 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Quincy Center via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Washington and Quincy is 395 miles. The road distance is 445.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 7h 18m and costs $30 - $330.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Washington to Quincy, including transfers.

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Washington to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Quincy is to fly which takes 3h 33m and costs $75 - $230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $330 and takes 7h 18m, you could also bus via New York, which costs $55 - $120 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 23m.

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Washington to Quincy train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 394.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Washington to Quincy hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington Union Station to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $230 - $320 and the journey takes 6h 50m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Baltimore to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$29 - $95
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $190
Business Class Seat
$100 - $250
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $110
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$75 - $110
Business Seat - Child
$70 - $110
First Class - Adult
$120 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $180
First Class - Child
$120 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $320
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$230 - $320
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$230 - $320
Business Seat - Child
$230 - $320
First Class - Adult
$340 - $470
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$340 - $480
First Class - Child
$340 - $480
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$3 - $8
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
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 Washington to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
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
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Quincy is 445 miles. It takes approximately 7h 59m to drive from Washington to Quincy.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 329+ hotels available in Quincy. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $3.

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