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from Boston to Washington, DC

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

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To get from Boston to Washington, DC on Jul 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00AMBoston9h20 07:20PMWashington, DC
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$551One-way
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10:00AMBoston9h20 07:20PMWashington, DC
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$551One-way
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08:30AMBoston9h20 05:50PMWashington, DC
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$551One-way
07:00AMBoston9h20 04:20PMWashington, DC
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$551One-way
03:30PMBoston9h20 12:50AMWashington, DC
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$551One-way

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Mon
Jul 26
$90Amtrak
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$168United
Tue
Jul 27
$117Amtrak
$43Flixbus
$156Republic Airlines
Wed
Jul 28
$39Amtrak
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Thu
Jul 29
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$31Flixbus
$78American Airlines
Fri
Jul 30
$52Amtrak
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$204Republic Airlines
Sat
Jul 31
$117Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$200United
Sun
Aug 1
$91Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$270American Airlines
Mon
Aug 2
$91Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$203Republic Airlines
Tue
Aug 3
$39Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$78American Airlines
Wed
Aug 4
$37Amtrak
$55Greyhound
$75American Airlines
Thu
Aug 5
$91Amtrak
$31Flixbus
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Fri
Aug 6
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$36Flixbus
$152American Airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$52Amtrak
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$269American Airlines
Sun
Aug 8
$51Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$192JetBlue Airways
Mon
Aug 9
$39Amtrak
$31Flixbus
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Tue
Aug 10
$39Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$125American Airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$39Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$105American Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
$91Amtrak
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$156American Airlines
Fri
Aug 13
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$31Flixbus
$203American Airlines
Sat
Aug 14
$38Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$124American Airlines

Travel Information to Washington, DC from Boston

distanceDistance393 miles (634 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $123
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $50 (€40) • 6 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $123 (€98) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, Peter Pan Bus or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 393 miles (634 km) to Washington, DC from Boston. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are American Airlines, Peter Pan Bus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Boston to Washington, DC.

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FAQs
How do I get from Boston to Washington, DC?

There are 3 ways to get from Boston to Washington, DC: flight, bus or train.

What is the distance from Boston to Washington, DC?

You should expect to travel around 393 miles (634 km) between Boston and Washington, DC.

What are the departure and arrival points in Boston and in Washington, DC?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Boston to Washington, DC?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Boston to Washington, DC, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • American Airlines can get you to Washington, DC by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with American Airlines from Boston to Washington, DC for $123 (€98) on Omio.
    • Peter Pan Bus can take you to Washington, DC by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Peter Pan Bus from Boston to Washington, DC for $53 (€42).
    • Amtrak can get you to Washington, DC by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Boston to Washington, DC for $50 (€40) on Omio.
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Boston to Washington, DC?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Boston to Washington, DC often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Boston and Washington, DC itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Washington, DC and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I purchase Boston to Washington, DC tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Boston to Washington, DC, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets are costing on average $123 (€98) one way.
    • Bus tickets cost on average $53 (€42) one way.
    • Train tickets cost $50 (€40) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Boston to Washington, DC online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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

    The cheapest way to travel to Washington, DC from Boston is by taking a train with an average price of $50 (€40).

    This is compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

    Taking a train is about $73 (€58) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $123 (€98) for this journey.

    A train is $3 (€3) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Boston to Washington, DC costing on average $53 (€42).

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

    The quickest way to travel from Boston to Washington, DC is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 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 5 h 20 min.

    In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 41 min   of travel time.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Washington, DC
    Washington DC Union Station
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