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Washington to Boston train - cost & duration

Cheapest price£60.84
Shortest Duration7h 0m
Trips per day31
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Washington DC to Boston train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Washington to Boston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Washington to Boston were £108.95. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average £26.19 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington to Boston by train is at 13:00 on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 17:00 on Thursday 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 Washington DC to Boston has the most daily schedules

On average there are 31 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Washington to Boston, with an average of 18 trips per day and 368 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Washington to Boston. Of the 31 trips there are 30 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Coach from Washington DC to Boston starts at £23.10.

2 carriers offer Washington to Boston train trips

Amtrak Acela Express

Book Amtrak Acela Express from Washington to Boston from £144.79. There are 13 Amtrak Acela Express schedules from Washington to Boston and you can expect on average to pay £178.06 for a Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Boston. In Washington, Amtrak Acela Express departs to Boston from Union Station and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at South Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Washington to Boston takes 6 hours and 47 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay £175.53 for a weekend getaway to Boston.

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Avg. Time
6h 47m
Avg. Price
£178.06

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Book Amtrak Northeast Regional from Washington to Boston from £60.84. There are 18 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules from Washington to Boston and you can expect on average to pay £98.49 for a Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Boston. In Washington, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs to Boston from Union 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 Washington to Boston takes 8 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Boston in 7 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 19 trips per day and you could expect to pay £106.10 for a weekend getaway to Boston.

Air conditioning
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Extra legroom
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Power point
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Avg. Time
8h 15m
Avg. Price
£98.49

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Washington. Most train trips to Boston will depart from Union Station.
  • Union 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 Washington.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station