This might be the most common question here: “Whats the cheapest way from City A to City B,” closely followed by, “Whats the best way?
Your choices are Amtrak, Greyhound, or the airlines. For the airlines, check Orbitz and Southwest and Jet Blue. As for what’s best, there’s no way anyone here can answer that question. It all depends on your priorities. For long trips (over 500 miles), flying is fastest and often remarkably cheap but not very comfortable. The bus is almost always cheapest, but it’s slow and uncomfortable. The train is usually the slowest, but it’s the most comfortable form of mass transit. You’ll usually get the best views from the train, but many train routes or segments of them have unremarkable views. A rental car is probably slowest of all, but it’s very comfortable and offers the most flexibility. It is almost always the most expensive choice. For short trips the comfort factors are the same. Flying is often, but not necessarily always, fastest. The cost can vary all over the map, depending on which cities are involved. You need to check for yourself using the links above. The bus is almost always