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|Fastest Train||3h 42m|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Pittsfield right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to Pittsfield?
In the last month, $12.02 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to Pittsfield, MA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $29.61 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Boston to Pittsfield?
The distance between Boston and Pittsfield is approximately 112 miles, or 180 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 45 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Boston to Pittsfield are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Boston at 12:00pm and arrives in Pittsfield around 3 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Boston to Pittsfield?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Pittsfield with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
Which train should you take from Boston to Pittsfield?
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is the one and only train line which connects Boston, Massachusetts to Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Lake Shore Limited||1||3h 45m||$14.17|
Where is the train station in Boston?
There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to Pittsfield:
- Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
- South Station
Where is the train station in Pittsfield?
Pittsfield has one train station:
- Scelsi Transp Ctr - 1 Columbus Ave
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