Cheap train tickets from Boston to Cambridge, MD

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How much are train tickets from Boston to Cambridge, MD?

Lowest Price£227.24
Fastest8h 45m
trains per day10
train companies1
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to Cambridge, MD?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Cambridge is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to Cambridge was £234.07. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Boston to Cambridge, MD?

The distance between Boston and Cambridge is approximately 372.18 miles, or 598.82 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Boston to Cambridge?

On Sunday trains from Boston to Cambridge are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Boston to Cambridge?

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to Cambridge. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boston to Cambridge route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Cambridge, usually offering 10 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Boston to Cambridge, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Boston to Cambridge, MD, which start at £136.50.

One train company connects Boston to Cambridge

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Cambridge start from £227.24, and on average cost £234.07. Daily there are 10 Amtrak schedules to Cambridge. Amtrak in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in Cambridge trains arrive at 100 Heron Blvd,

From Boston to Cambridge train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cambridge faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £234.07 for a one-way train ticket to Cambridge.

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Avg. Time
9h 22m
Avg. Price
£234.07

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Boston with trains to Cambridge. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station
There is one train station where trains from Boston arrive in Cambridge:
  • 100 Heron Blvd