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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Boston to New London?

Lowest Price$17.00
Fastest Train1h 25m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to New London 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 Boston to New London?

In the last month, $17.51 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to New London, CT. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $18.22 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Boston to New London?

The distance between Boston and New London is approximately 88 miles, or 141 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 25 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Boston to New London are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Sunday 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 Boston at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Boston to New London?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 15 of these are direct connections to New London. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New London to Boston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Boston to New London for $24.00.

Which train should you take from Boston to New London?

Amtrak Northeast Regional is the one and only train line which connects Boston, Massachusetts to New London, Connecticut. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Northeast Regional71h 36m$20.40

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Boston to New London start from $17, and on average cost $20. Daily there are 7 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to New London. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in New London trains arrive at 27 Water St, From Boston to New London train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 1 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to New London faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 25 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to New London.

Where is the train station in Boston?

There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to New London:

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station

Where is the train station in New London?

New London has one train station:

  • 27 Water St

Price trends for trains from Boston to New London

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10FebMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Boston, MA to New London, CT

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Maria

October 22, 2019 - Couples trip

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Comfortable trip. Cons: The announcement of the platform could be earlier than a couple of minutes before the train arrives to the platform. It’s not comfortable. Pros: Comfortable trip. Cons: The announcement of the platform could be earlier than a couple of minutes before the train arrives to the platform. It’s not comfortable.

4.0

John

June 14, 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Quick, clean and efficient Café car had beer/wine. Cons: The train had a 45 minute delay due to bridge malfunction approaching the Mystic CT station, we made up 15 minutes to Boston for a 30 minute late arrival Maybe the bridge operators could wait until the sch... Pros: Quick, clean and efficient Café car had beer/wine. Cons: The train had a 45 minute delay due to bridge malfunction approaching the Mystic CT station, we made up 15 minutes to Boston for a 30 minute late arrival Maybe the bridge operators could wait until the scheduled 9:46 train passes the Mystic station before opening it, the boats wouldn’t have to wait long. More

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