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New York to Boston train - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$55.00
Fastest time4h 0m
Trips per day39
train carriers3
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How to book cheap New York to Boston train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from New York to Boston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from New York to Boston were US$102.85. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average US$20.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from New York to Boston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Boston by train is at 7:00 p.m. on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Northeast Regional from New York to Boston has the most daily schedules

On average there are 39 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from New York to Boston, with an average of 20 trips per day and 404 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from New York to Boston. Of the 39 trips there are 37 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from New York to Boston starts at US$1.00.

3 carriers offer New York to Boston train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from New York to Boston from US$69.00. There are 2 Amtrak schedules from New York to Boston and you can expect on average to pay US$76.05 for a Amtrak ticket to Boston. In New York, Amtrak departs to Boston from Penn Station and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak arrives at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from New York to Boston takes 8 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Boston in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$77.85 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Restroom
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 38m
Avg. Price
US$76.05

Amtrak Acela Express

Book Amtrak Acela Express from New York to Boston from US$125.00. There are 17 Amtrak Acela Express schedules from New York to Boston and you can expect on average to pay US$154.54 for a Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Boston. In New York, Amtrak Acela Express departs to Boston from Penn Station and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from New York to Boston takes 3 hours and 52 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$169.66 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
3h 52m
Avg. Price
US$154.54

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Book Amtrak Northeast Regional from New York to Boston from US$55.00. There are 20 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules from New York to Boston and you can expect on average to pay US$89.80 for a Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Boston. In New York, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs to Boston from Penn Station and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from New York to Boston takes 4 hours and 32 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Boston in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 20 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$102.26 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 32m
Avg. Price
US$89.80

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from New York. Most train trips to Boston will depart from Penn Station.
  • Penn Station
Train trips arrive in Boston at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St, South Station are the main train stations in Boston for trips arriving from New York.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station