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How much are train tickets from Boston to New Haven?

Lowest Price£20.01
Fastest Train1h 55m
Trains Per Day18
Train Lines3
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest train ticket from Boston to New Haven?

The lowest price for a train ticket from Boston to New Haven is about $47. If you were to book your ticket at least 13 days out, you could save an average of $12.00 from the average ticket price of around $80.

Is the train route from Boston to New Haven direct?

Amtrak provides 38 trips per day between Boston and New Haven, 33 of which are direct routes. Train line options include the Amtrak Northeast Regional and the Amtrak Acela Express. The fastest direct routes can get you from Boston to New Haven in as fast as 1 hour and 52 minutes.

Can Boston to New Haven be a day-trip?

Getting to New Haven from Boston usually takes less than three hours, so a day-trip is very possible. Leaving in the morning, you should have enough time to do some sightseeing, tour the grounds of Yale University and have a bite to eat while still arriving back in Boston at a reasonable time. Friday and Sunday are both busy days to travel by train from Boston to New Haven, so you may consider planning your day-trip for a Saturday.

Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to New Haven 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to New Haven?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, £44.97 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to New Haven. By booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £11.79 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Boston to New Haven?

The distance between Boston and New Haven is approximately 121 miles, or 194 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 55 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Boston to New Haven 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 Sunday 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 Boston at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Boston to New Haven?

There are 18 scheduled trains on most days. 16 of these are direct connections to New Haven. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New Haven to Boston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Boston to New Haven for £15.21.

What train services are there from Boston to New Haven?

There are 3 train lines with service from Boston to New Haven. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak34h 9m£34.93
Amtrak Acela62h 5m£75.92
Amtrak Northeast Regional102h 23m£31.91

Where is the train station in Boston?

There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to New Haven:

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

Where is the train station in New Haven?

New Haven receives travelers from Boston at its two active train stations:

  • Union Station
  • State Street Station

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