Cheap train tickets from Boston to Newark

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How much are train tickets from Boston to Newark?

Lowest Price$74.10
Fastest3h 52m
Daily Schedules48
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Overall score for Boston to Newark
4.4
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Acela report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Bruce
4.0
October 5, 2019Business
Cons
Great trip and great wifi

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.8
Condition
4.3
Nadine
5.0
October 18, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Le meilleur fût dans le lounge à Boston :beautifull confortable and clean. The Amstrack m'a permis de voir un paysage superbe. Plus rapide et confortable que le bus
Cons
I will do Alain for far destinations
Tips
Everybody nice andgentle with a 70 oldwooman.
Dorothy I
4.0
August 9, 2019Vacation
Pros
Relaxing
Cons
Nothing
Tips
Definitely take the quiet car like we did

How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to Newark?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Newark 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 Newark was $132.52. 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 $108.98 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 Newark?

The distance between Boston and Newark is approximately 196.35 miles, or 315.91 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 52 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 Newark?

On Tuesday trains from Boston to Newark 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most frequent connections between Boston to Newark

Typically there are 48 schedules to compare for your trip to Newark. On the route to Newark 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Newark, usually offering 26 trips per day. 42 train trips per day are direct connections to Newark, 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 Newark, which start at $1.32.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Newark start from $91.30, and on average cost $256.96. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From Boston to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $242.10 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 18m
Avg. Price
$256.96

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Boston to Newark start from $170.69, and on average cost $213.48. Daily there are 15 Amtrak Acela schedules to Newark. Amtrak Acela in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Boston to Newark train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 4 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $208.60 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
4h 4m
Avg. Price
$213.48

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Boston to Newark start from $74.10, and on average cost $138.27. Daily there are 26 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Newark. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From Boston to Newark train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 4 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 32 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $156.97 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 56m
Avg. Price
$138.27
There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Newark 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 are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Newark. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Newark:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport