How to get from Boston to Washington, DC

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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 07 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:42Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h38 21:20Dulles International Airport, VA
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£1071One-way
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19:42Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h38 21:20Dulles International Airport, VA
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09:43Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h38 11:21Dulles International Airport, VA
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14:44Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h41 16:25Dulles International Airport, VA
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05:45Edward L. Logan International Airport, MA1h35 07:20Dulles International Airport, VA
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Travel Information from Boston to Washington, DC

distanceDistance393 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £76 • 1 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 393 miles between Boston and Washington, DC. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Boston to Washington, DC.

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There are 4 travel options from Boston to Washington, DC: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Boston to Washington, DC. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

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

A ferry is generally £34 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £34 from Boston to Washington, DC.

A ferry is about £76 less than a flight, which costs on average £76 for this route.

A ferry is generally £160 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £160 from Boston to Washington, DC.

The quickest way to travel from Boston to Washington, DC is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 32 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Washington, DC by coach can take on average 9 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 42 min.

The Boston to Washington, DC distance is approximately 393 miles.

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

  • Around 5 coaches per day.
  • Around 50 flights per day.
  • 12 trains per day.

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

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

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

    • You can travel from Boston to Washington, DC by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £34 with Flixbus from Boston to Washington, DC.
    • You can take a flight from Boston to Washington, DC with American Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for £76 with American Airlines from Boston to Washington, DC.
    • You can travel from Boston to Washington, DC by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £160 with Amtrak from Boston to Washington, DC.

    Yes, there are direct services available to Washington, DC from Boston with the following travel operators:

    • You'll find 5 direct coaches per day with Flixbus.
    • You'll find 50 direct flights per day with American Airlines, United or JetBlue Airways.
    • You can find around 12 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Washington, DC as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Boston and Washington, DC.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Boston to Washington, DC often extend their holiday 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!

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

    • Coach tickets cost £34 one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average £76 one way.
    • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost £160 one way on average.

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

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