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Hartford to Boston Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Hartford to Boston right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Hartford to Boston?
In the last month, £23.03 was the average price of a train ticket from Hartford, CT to Boston, MA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £19.08 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Hartford to Boston?
The distance between Hartford and Boston is approximately 93 miles, or 150 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 42 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Hartford to Boston are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Hartford at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Hartford to Boston?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Hartford to Boston?
2 train services operate from Hartford, Connecticut to Boston, Massachusetts. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Amtrak train tickets from Hartford to Boston start from £23, and on average cost £26. Daily there are 3 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 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 42 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Boston.
Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Hartford to Boston start from £23, and on average cost £26. Daily there are 1 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 37 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 42 minutes.
Where is the train station in Hartford?
There is one train station in Hartford:
- Union Station - 1 Union Pl
Where is the train station in Boston?
Boston receives travelers from Hartford at its two active train stations:
- Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
- South Station
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