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How much are train tickets from Palm Springs to Boston?

Lowest Price$255.00
Fastest Train74h 42m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1
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Palm Springs-Boston Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Palm Springs 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.

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

While the train is the main method of transportation from Palm Springs to Boston, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

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

In the last month, $255.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Palm Springs, CA to Boston, MA. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Palm Springs to Boston?

The distance between Palm Springs, CA and Boston, MA is approximately 2511 miles, or 4041 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 74 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 74 hours and 42 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 Palm Springs to Boston 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 Saturday 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 Palm Springs at 2:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Palm Springs to Boston?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Boston to Palm Springs. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Palm Springs to Boston for $307.00.

What train services are there from Palm Springs to Boston?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Palm Springs, California to Boston, Massachusetts. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak43d 2h 51m$255.00

Where is the train station in Palm Springs?

There are two stations in Palm Springs where you can board the train to Boston:

  • SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
  • SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr

Where is the train station in Boston?

Boston receives travelers from Palm Springs at its two active train stations:

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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