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Travel Information from Washington, DC to Boston, MA

distanceDistance393 miles (634 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$47 - $121
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $47 (€41) • 9 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $110 (€96) • 1 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, United or Amtrak

Travel 393 miles (634 km) by bus, train or flight from Washington, DC to Boston, MA. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Washington, DC to Boston, MA.

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from Washington, DC to Boston, MA

How to get from Washington, DC to Boston, MA by train, bus or flight.

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bus

The best way to travel from Washington, DC to Boston, MA is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
04:00AM10h00
Washington, DC
02:00PMBoston, MA
$451One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
04:00AM10h00
Washington, DC
02:00PMBoston, MA
$451One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
04:00AM10h00
Washington, DC
02:00PMBoston, MA
$451One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
10:15AM10h40
Washington, DC
08:55PMBoston, MA
$761One-way
0 transfers
Greyhound
07:00PM10h40
Washington, DC
05:40AMBoston, MA
$871One-way
0 transfers

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FlixBus, Amtrak and American Airlines will get you to Boston from Washington at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak travel running daily, you can travel by travel across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela travel for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your travel journey from Washington to Boston, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

      American Airlines is one of the leading airlines in the USA and the world; they offer Main Cabin, Business and First Class tickets for your travel from Washington to Boston.

        FAQs: Travel from Washington, DC to Boston, MA

        FAQs: Travel to Boston, MA 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 Washington, DC to Boston, MA.
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        There are 3 options to travel between Washington, DC and Boston, MA including taking a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Boston, MA from Washington, DC is by taking a bus, which costs on average $47 (€41).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Washington, DC to Boston, MA:

        Taking a bus costs $63 (€55) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $110 (€96) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $74 (€65) less than taking a train, which costs on average $121 (€106) for the same trip.

        The fastest way from Washington, DC to Boston, MA is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 33 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Boston, MA that take longer:

        Bus takes 9 h 30 min on average.

        Getting to Boston, MA by train takes 8 h 2 min on average.

        Boston, MA is approximately 393 miles (634 km) away from Washington, DC.

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

        • Around 5 buses per day.
        • 17 trains per day.

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

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

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

          • You can travel to Boston, MA from Washington, DC by bus with FlixBus, Greyhound, Peter Pan Bus or OurBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $43 (€38) with Greyhound from Washington, DC to Boston, MA.
          • You can travel by plane between Washington, DC and Boston, MA with United, American Airlines, Republic Airlines or JetBlue Airways, and you can find American Airlines Washington, DC to Boston, MA tickets for $110 (€95) on Omio.
          • You can go to Boston, MA from Washington, DC by train with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. You'll see cheap train tickets for $90 (€79) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Boston, MA on Omio.

          Yes, there are direct routes from Washington, DC to Boston, MA with the following travel companies:

          • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Boston, MA with FlixBus.
          • You can check for a direct train to Boston, MA with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela with 14 direct trains per day.

          Direct services to Boston, MA tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

          Many of our customers traveling from Washington, DC to Boston, MA don't make Boston, MA their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Boston, MA are New York, NY, Providence, RI, Newark, NJ or Philadelphia, PA, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Boston, MA to any of these top destinations today!
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