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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Boston to New Haven?

Lowest Price£17.91
Fastest Train1h 52m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines3

Boston to New Haven Route Map

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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 during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to New Haven?

In the last month, £32.38 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to New Haven, CT. 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 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £22.51 more than that for a same-day booking.

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 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 52 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 21:00. 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 Boston to New Haven?

There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. 23 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 £10.75.

Which train should you take from Boston to New Haven?

There are 3 train lines with service from Boston, Massachusetts to New Haven, Connecticut. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak24h 5m£21.31
Amtrak Acela42h 1m£67.83
Amtrak Northeast Regional82h 28m£22.13

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to New Haven start from £18, and on average cost £21. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to New Haven. Amtrak in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at State Street Station, From Boston to New Haven train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 52 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £22 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Boston to New Haven start from £66, and on average cost £68. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Acela schedules to New Haven. Amtrak Acela in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at Union Station, From Boston to New Haven train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 2 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 52 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £68 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Boston to New Haven start from £18, and on average cost £22. Daily there are 8 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to New Haven. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at Union Station, From Boston to New Haven train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 2 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 52 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 13 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £23 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Where is the train station in Boston?

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

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station

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

Price trends for trains from Boston to New Haven

Average prices by travel date

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