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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Syracuse to Boston?

Lowest Price£16.48
Fastest Train8h 29m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Syracuse to Boston right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, £23.64 was the average price of a train ticket from Syracuse, NY to Boston, MA. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £34.27 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Syracuse to Boston?

The distance between Syracuse and Boston is approximately 263 miles, or 423 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 29 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 Syracuse to Boston are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Tuesday 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 Syracuse at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 09:00. 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 Syracuse to Boston?

Trains leave the station in Syracuse twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Boston with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Boston to Syracuse. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Syracuse to Boston for £20.40.

Which train should you take from Syracuse to Boston?

2 train services operate from Syracuse, New York to Boston, Massachusetts. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited 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
Amtrak111h 38m£80.76
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited28h 34m£20.27

Amtrak train tickets from Syracuse to Boston start from £64, and on average cost £81. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Syracuse leaves from Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir, And in Boston trains arrive at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other train station. From Syracuse to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 29 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Syracuse to Boston start from £16, and on average cost £20. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Boston. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Syracuse leaves from Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station. From Syracuse to Boston train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 8 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 29 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Where is the train station in Syracuse?

There is one train station in Syracuse:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir

Where is the train station in Boston?

Boston receives travelers from Syracuse at its two active train stations:

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

Price trends for trains from Syracuse to Boston

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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