Travel options
from Boston to Washington, DC

You can get from Boston to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Boston to Washington, DC on Nov 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30PMEdward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h45 09:15PMRonald Reagan National Airport, VA
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$2011One-way
Cheapest
11:30AMBoston12h10 11:40PMWashington, DC
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$1211One-way
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07:30AMEdward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h45 09:15AMRonald Reagan National Airport, VA
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$2011One-way
10:30AMEdward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h42 12:12PMRonald Reagan National Airport, VA
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$2011One-way
03:30PMEdward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h45 05:15PMRonald Reagan National Airport, VA
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$2011One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Nov 28
$291Amtrak
$121Greyhound
$199United
Mon
Nov 29
$148Amtrak
$43Flixbus
$121United
Tue
Nov 30
$92Amtrak
$34Flixbus
$68American Airlines
Wed
Dec 1
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$34Flixbus
$67American Airlines
Thu
Dec 2
$66Amtrak
$29Flixbus
$52American Airlines
Fri
Dec 3
$79Amtrak
$46Flixbus
$52American Airlines
Sat
Dec 4
$65Amtrak
$29Flixbus
$52American Airlines
Sun
Dec 5
$65Amtrak
$49Flixbus
$68American Airlines
Mon
Dec 6
$92Amtrak
$33Flixbus
$68American Airlines
Tue
Dec 7
$38Amtrak
$33Flixbus
$41American Airlines
Wed
Dec 8
$52Amtrak
$29Flixbus
$42American Airlines
Thu
Dec 9
$91Amtrak
$29Flixbus
$42American Airlines
Fri
Dec 10
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$33Flixbus
$72United
Sat
Dec 11
$51Amtrak
$40Flixbus
$41American Airlines
Sun
Dec 12
$50Amtrak
$53Peter Pan Bus
$56American Airlines
Tue
Dec 14
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$53Peter Pan Bus
$39American Airlines
Wed
Dec 15
$38Amtrak
$34Flixbus
$41American Airlines
Thu
Dec 16
$38Amtrak
$34Flixbus
$66JetBlue Airways
Fri
Dec 17
$90Amtrak
$39Flixbus
$90JetBlue Airways

Travel Tips

Travel from Boston to Washington, DC
Travel to Washington, DC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Boston to Washington, DC.
FAQs
What are the ways to get from Boston to Washington, DC?

You can travel to Washington, DC from Boston 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Boston to Washington, DC?

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Washington, DC is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€24) compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

A bus is generally $41 (€34) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $71 (€58) from Boston to Washington, DC.

Taking a bus is usually $8 (€7) less than taking a train to Washington, DC, which costs on average $38 (€31) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Boston to Washington, DC?

The quickest way to travel to Washington, DC from Boston is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 39 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Washington, DC by train can take on average 7 h 46 min.

How many miles from Boston to Washington, DC would I travel?

The distance is approximately 393 miles (634 km) from Boston to Washington, DC.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Boston to Washington, DC?

The average frequency per day from Boston to Washington, DC is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Washington, DC from Boston as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Boston? Where do I arrive in Washington, DC?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Boston to Washington, DC:

    Which travel operators can get me to Washington, DC from Boston?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Boston to Washington, DC:

    • You can go to Washington, DC from Boston by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $30 (€24) with Flixbus from Boston to Washington, DC on Omio.
    • You can travel between Boston and Washington, DC by flight with United. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $71 (€58) with United from Boston to Washington, DC.
    • You can travel between Boston and Washington, DC by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $38 (€31) with Amtrak from Boston to Washington, DC.
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Boston to Washington, DC?
    Your trip from Boston to Washington, DC doesn't have to end in Washington, DC. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’d like to add New York City, Paris or London to your Boston to Washington, DC tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Washington, DC today!
    How far in advance should I purchase my Boston to Washington, DC one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Boston to Washington, DC, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $30 (€24) one way on average for this journey.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $71 (€58) one way for this journey.
    • A train ticket costs $38 (€31) one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking Boston to Washington, DC tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.