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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Boston to Springfield?

Lowest price£6.54
Fastest train2h 21m
Trains per day3
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Springfield 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Boston to Springfield?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Boston to Springfield. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

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

In the last month, £23.37 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to Springfield, 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 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £25.76 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Boston to Springfield?

The distance between Boston and Springfield is approximately 80 miles, or 129 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 21 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Boston to Springfield are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 13:00. 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 Springfield?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Springfield. 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 Springfield to Boston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Boston to Springfield for £5.81.

Which train should you take from Boston to Springfield?

2 train services operate from Boston, Massachusetts to Springfield, Massachusetts. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak25h 20m£33.27
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited12h 25m£8.02

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Springfield start from £25, and on average cost £33. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Springfield. Amtrak in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in Springfield trains arrive at Union Station Transportation Center, From Boston to Springfield train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 21 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £40 for a one-way train ticket to Springfield.

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Boston to Springfield start from £7, and on average cost £8. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Springfield. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in Springfield trains arrive at Union Station Transportation Center, From Boston to Springfield train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 21 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £9 for a one-way train ticket to Springfield.

Price trends for trains from Boston to Springfield

Average prices by travel date

£44£29£15AprApr

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£55£44£33£22£113020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Boston, MA to Springfield, MA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Dugana

13 April 2021 - Business

Amtrak

Pros: The scenery. Cons: The smell. Maybe some air freshener? Tips: Don't forget your phone charger. Pros: The scenery. Cons: The smell. Maybe some air freshener? Tips: Don't forget your phone charger.

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