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There are 7 ways to get from Whitby to Boston by train, plane, shuttle, 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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Train to Toronto, fly  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Whitby GO to Toronto Union Station
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Boston (BOS) YYZ - BOS

$163 - $437

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Bus  •  17h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Whitby Station to Cornwall, ON
  2. Take the bus from Hogansburg to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany to Boston

$97 - $153

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Train, shuttle to Buffalo, fly  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Whitby GO to Toronto Union Station
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  3. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS

$208 - $507

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Whitby GO to Toronto Union Station
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Boston (BOS) YTZ - BOS

$162 - $1,931

Train  •  18h 24m

  1. Take the train from Whitby GO to Toronto Union Station Le
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Utica
  3. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston South Station

$127 - $265

Train, bus  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the train from Whitby GO to Toronto Union Station Le
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Schenectady
  3. Take the bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
  4. Take the train from Worcester to South Station

$138 - $295

Drive  •  9h 46m

  1. Drive from Whitby to Boston 541.8 miles

$70 - $110

Whitby to Boston by train

The train journey time between Whitby and Boston is around 36h 45m and covers a distance of around 637 miles. The fastest train normally takes 36h 45m. Operated by GO Transit, VIA Rail and Amtrak, the Whitby to Boston train service departs from Whitby GO and arrives in Boston South Station. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
36h 45m
Fastest train time:
36h 45m
Train distance:
637 miles
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$127
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:15
Last train departs at:
07:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Whitby to Boston train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Whitby to Boston is to drive which costs $90 - $130 and takes 9h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Whitby to Boston is to train and fly which costs $200 - $2,500 and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Whitby to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Whitby GO and arriving at Boston South Station via Toronto Union Station and Utica Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 24m.

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The distance between Whitby and Boston is 413 miles. The road distance is 541.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitby to Boston without a car is to train which takes 18h 24m and costs $160 - $340.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Whitby to Boston, including transfers.

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Whitby to Boston train services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Whitby GO station.

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The best way to get from Whitby to Boston is to bus which takes 17h 51m and costs $120 - $200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $340 and takes 18h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 37m.

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Whitby to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Map of how to get from Whitby to Boston.
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  • Distance: 413.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Whitby, ON, Canada and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Whitby to Boston via Cornwall, ON, Hogansburg, and Albany in around 17h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Whitby to Boston via Toronto Union Station, Utica, and Utica Amtrak Station in around 18h 24m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $400
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $2,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Whitby GO to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Utica
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $70
Business
$100 - $140
Economy
$80 - $95
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Train from Toronto Union Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $85
Business
$120 - $160
Economy
$95 - $110
EconomyPlus
$160 - $230
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Whitby Station to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Book at
megabus.ca
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hogansburg to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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American Airlines, WestJet, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Boston Airport.

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