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Worcester-Rensselaer Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Worcester to Rensselaer. Traveling by train from Worcester to Rensselaer usually takes around 3 hours and 57 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance102 mi (165 km)
Fastest train3h 57m
Lowest price£7.27
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lake Shore Limited
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Worcester to Rensselaer?

In the last month, £7.27 was the average price of a train ticket from Worcester, MA to Rensselaer, NY. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £10.91 more than that for a same-day booking.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Rensselaer from Worcester will be about £10.91 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Worcester to Rensselaer?

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is the one and only train line which connects Worcester, Massachusetts to Rensselaer, New York. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited13h 57m£11.15

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Worcester to Rensselaer 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 Worcester to Rensselaer?

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

How long is the train journey from Worcester to Rensselaer?

The distance between Worcester and Rensselaer is approximately 102 miles, or 165 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 57 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Worcester to Rensselaer are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Worcester at 14:00 and arrives in Rensselaer around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Worcester to Rensselaer?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Rensselaer with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Rensselaer to Worcester. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Worcester to Rensselaer for £22.55.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Worcester?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Worcester.

Where is the train station in Rensselaer?

Arrival stations

Rensselaer has one train station.

Need a return trip from Rensselaer to Worcester?

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