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Cheap train tickets from Boston to New Haven, CT

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How much are train tickets from Boston to New Haven, CT?

Lowest Price$46.00
Fastest Train1h 52m
Trains Per Day41
Train Lines3
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to New Haven
5.0
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest train ticket from Boston to New Haven?

The lowest price for a train ticket from Boston to New Haven is about $47. If you were to book your ticket at least 13 days out, you could save an average of $12.00 from the average ticket price of around $80.

Is the train route from Boston to New Haven direct?

Amtrak provides 38 trips per day between Boston and New Haven, 33 of which are direct routes. Train line options include the Amtrak Northeast Regional and the Amtrak Acela Express. The fastest direct routes can get you from Boston to New Haven in as fast as 1 hour and 52 minutes.

Can Boston to New Haven be a day-trip?

Getting to New Haven from Boston usually takes less than three hours, so a day-trip is very possible. Leaving in the morning, you should have enough time to do some sightseeing, tour the grounds of Yale University and have a bite to eat while still arriving back in Boston at a reasonable time. Friday and Sunday are both busy days to travel by train from Boston to New Haven, so you may consider planning your day-trip for a Saturday.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to New Haven, CT?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to New Haven is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to New Haven was $83.07. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $24.72 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Boston to New Haven, CT?

The distance between Boston and New Haven is approximately 120.64 miles, or 194.10 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 2 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 52 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Boston to New Haven?

On Wednesday trains from Boston to New Haven are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Boston to New Haven?

Typically there are 41 schedules to compare for your trip to New Haven. On the route to New Haven 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to New Haven, usually offering 21.133 trips per day. 38 train trips per day are direct connections to New Haven, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Boston to New Haven, CT, which start at $1.00.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Boston to New Haven

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to New Haven start from $50.00, and on average cost $77.92. Daily there are 5.6875 Amtrak schedules to New Haven. Amtrak in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at State Street Station and one other train station.

From Boston to New Haven train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 1.625 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $71.14 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Avg. Time
3h 11m
Avg. Price
$77.92

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Boston to New Haven start from $123.00, and on average cost $129.30. Daily there are 17.216667 Amtrak Acela schedules to New Haven. Amtrak Acela in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at Union Station,

From Boston to New Haven train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 2 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 10.5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $124.81 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Avg. Time
2h 3m
Avg. Price
$129.30

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Boston to New Haven start from $46.00, and on average cost $54.94. Daily there are 21.133333 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to New Haven. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station.

From Boston to New Haven train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 2 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 19.125 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $58.53 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Avg. Time
2h 28m
Avg. Price
$54.94

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Boston with trains to New Haven. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
There are 2 different stations where trains from Boston arrive in New Haven. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in New Haven:
  • Union Station
  • State Street Station

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