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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Hartford, CT to Boston?

Lowest Price$54.00
Fastest Train4h 32m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Hartford to Boston

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Hartford to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $54.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Hartford to Boston. By booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $15.00 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Hartford to Boston?

The distance between Hartford and Boston is approximately 93 miles, or 150 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 32 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 Hartford to Boston are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Monday 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 Hartford at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 Hartford to Boston?

There are 3 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 Hartford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hartford to Boston for $7.00.

What train services are there from Hartford to Boston?

2 train services operate from Hartford to Boston. Amtrak Northeast Regional 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 37m$58.26
Amtrak Northeast Regional24h 35m$59.74

Where is the train station in Hartford?

There is one train station in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where is the train station in Boston?

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

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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