Cheap train tickets from Boston to Lancaster


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How much are train tickets from Boston to Lancaster?

Lowest Price$129.81
Fastest6h 44m
Daily Schedules18
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to Lancaster?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Lancaster 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 Lancaster was $207.93. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $123.33 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 Lancaster?

The distance between Boston and Lancaster is approximately 316.54 miles, or 509.30 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 44 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 Lancaster?

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

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Boston to Lancaster

Typically there are 18 schedules to compare for your trip to Lancaster. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boston to Lancaster route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Lancaster, usually offering 18 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Boston to Lancaster, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train company connects Boston to Lancaster


Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Lancaster start from $129.81, and on average cost $233.50. Daily there are 18 Amtrak schedules to Lancaster. Amtrak in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Lancaster trains arrive at 53 E Mcgovern Ave,

From Boston to Lancaster train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lancaster faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 44 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $248.28 for a one-way train ticket to Lancaster.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Lancaster 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 Lancaster from Boston. These are the busiest arriving stations in Lancaster:
  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave