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Cheap train tickets from Boston to Pittsfield, MA

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How much are train tickets from Boston to Pittsfield, MA?

Lowest Price$12.61
Fastest Train3h 42m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to Pittsfield, MA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Pittsfield is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to Pittsfield was $17.39. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 22 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $17.73 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Boston to Pittsfield, MA?

The distance between Boston and Pittsfield is approximately 111.78 miles, or 179.85 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 42 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Boston to Pittsfield?

On Wednesday trains from Boston to Pittsfield are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Boston to Pittsfield?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Pittsfield. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boston to Pittsfield route. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Pittsfield, usually offering 1.767 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Pittsfield, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Boston to Pittsfield, MA, which start at $33.64.

One train company connects Boston to Pittsfield

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Boston to Pittsfield start from $12.61, and on average cost $24.64. Daily there are 1.766667 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Pittsfield. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in Pittsfield trains arrive at Scelsi Transp Ctr - 1 Columbus Ave,

From Boston to Pittsfield train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 3 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Pittsfield faster, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 42 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 1.125 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $31.39 for a one-way train ticket to Pittsfield.

Avg. Time
3h 47m
Avg. Price
$24.64

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Boston with trains to Pittsfield. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
There is one train station where trains from Boston arrive in Pittsfield:
  • Scelsi Transp Ctr - 1 Columbus Ave

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