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Atlanta-Boston Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Atlanta to Boston?

Lowest Price$142.00
Fastest Train23h 31m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Atlanta 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 Atlanta to Boston?

In the last month, $171.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Atlanta, GA to Boston, MA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Atlanta to Boston?

The distance between Atlanta and Boston is approximately 936 miles, or 1506 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 24 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 31 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 Atlanta 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 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 Atlanta at 8:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Atlanta to Boston?

Trains leave the station in Atlanta twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Boston to Atlanta. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Atlanta to Boston for $72.00.

Which train should you take from Atlanta to Boston?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Atlanta, Georgia to Boston, Massachusetts. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21d 0h 58m$187.63

Amtrak train tickets from Atlanta to Boston start from $142, and on average cost $188. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Atlanta leaves from Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW, And in Boston trains arrive at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other train station. From Atlanta to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 24 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 23 hours and 31 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 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 Atlanta?

There is one train station in Atlanta:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Where is the train station in Boston?

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

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

Price trends for trains from Atlanta 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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