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Cheap train tickets from Hartford, CT to Boston

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Hartford, CT to Boston?

Lowest Price£44.07
Fastest Train3h 24m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Hartford, CT to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Hartford to Boston 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 Hartford to Boston was £53.35. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £17.91 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 Hartford, CT to Boston?

The distance between Hartford and Boston is approximately 93.09 miles, or 149.78 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 24 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 Hartford to Boston?

On Thursday trains from Hartford to Boston 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.

What train companies travel from Hartford to Boston?

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to Boston. On the route to Boston 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Hartford to Boston, usually offering 11.15 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Hartford to Boston, 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Hartford, CT to Boston, which start at £0.82.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Hartford to Boston

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Hartford to Boston start from £44.07, and on average cost £60.41. Daily there are 11.15 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Hartford leaves from Union Station - 1 Union Pl, And in Boston trains arrive at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other train station.

From Hartford to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 24 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5.5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £54.78 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Avg. Time
5h 12m
Avg. Price
£60.41

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Hartford to Boston start from £44.07, and on average cost £48.17. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Boston. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Hartford leaves from Union Station - 1 Union Pl, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Hartford to Boston train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 4 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 24 minutes.

Avg. Time
4h 36m
Avg. Price
£48.17

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Hartford on their way to Boston:
  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl
There are 2 different stations where trains from Hartford arrive in Boston. 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 train stations in Boston:
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station

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