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Boston to Washington train - cost & duration

Cheapest price£61.45
Shortest Duration7h 0m
Trips per day45
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How to book cheap Boston to Washington DC train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Boston to Washington is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Boston to Washington were £114.63. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average £26.45 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Washington by train is at 09:00 on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 14:00 on Monday 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 Boston to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 45 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Boston to Washington, with an average of 20 trips per day and 415 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Boston to Washington. Of the 45 trips there are 39 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Coach from Boston to Washington DC starts at £23.33.

3 carriers offer Boston to Washington train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Boston to Washington from £87.89. There are 4 Amtrak schedules from Boston to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £176.67 for a Amtrak ticket to Washington. In Boston, Amtrak departs to Washington from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station. In Washington, Amtrak arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Boston to Washington takes 8 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Washington in 7 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay £159.15 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
8h 54m
Avg. Price
£176.67

Amtrak Acela Express

Book Amtrak Acela Express from Boston to Washington from £146.23. There are 20 Amtrak Acela Express schedules from Boston to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £170.73 for a Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Washington. In Boston, Amtrak Acela Express departs to Washington from South Station and 1 other station. In Washington, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Boston to Washington takes 6 hours and 46 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay £171.16 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
6h 46m
Avg. Price
£170.73

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Book Amtrak Northeast Regional from Boston to Washington from £61.45. There are 20 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules from Boston to Washington and you can expect on average to pay £102.04 for a Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Washington. In Boston, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs to Washington from South Station and 1 other station. In Washington, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Boston to Washington takes 8 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Washington in 7 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 23 trips per day and you could expect to pay £106.47 for a weekend getaway to Washington.

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Avg. Time
8h 10m
Avg. Price
£102.04

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Boston. Most train trips to Washington will depart from South Station, Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St.
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
Train trips arrive in Washington at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Union Station are the main train stations in Washington for trips arriving from Boston.
  • Union Station