Cheap train tickets from Boston to Springfield, MA

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

Lowest Price$22.38
Fastest2h 21m
Daily Schedules11
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to Springfield, MA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Springfield 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 Springfield was $82.22. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $39.92 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 Springfield, MA?

The distance between Boston and Springfield is approximately 80.38 miles, or 129.32 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 21 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 Springfield?

On Friday trains from Boston to Springfield 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.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Boston to Springfield, MA

Typically there are 11 schedules to compare for your trip to Springfield. On the route to Springfield 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Springfield, usually offering 9 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Springfield, 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 Springfield, MA, which start at $6.58.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Boston to Springfield

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Springfield start from $77.36, and on average cost $110.13. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Springfield. Amtrak in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Springfield trains arrive at Union Station Transportation Center,

From Boston to Springfield train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 21 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $105.05 for a one-way train ticket to Springfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 47m
Avg. Price
$110.13

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Boston to Springfield start from $22.38, and on average cost $29.38. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Springfield. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Springfield trains arrive at Union Station Transportation Center,

From Boston to Springfield train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 21 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $31.23 for a one-way train ticket to Springfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 25m
Avg. Price
$29.38

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Boston to Springfield start from $77.36, and on average cost $98.53. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Springfield. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Springfield trains arrive at Union Station Transportation Center,

From Boston to Springfield train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 21 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $99.47 for a one-way train ticket to Springfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 40m
Avg. Price
$98.53

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Springfield that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Boston are:
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Springfield from Boston. These are the busiest arriving stations in Springfield:
  • Union Station Transportation Center