Cheap Boston to Nantucket  train tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Boston to Nantucket ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Nantucket 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 Nantucket was $92.67. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $3.00 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 journey from Boston to Nantucket ? How far is Boston to Nantucket ?

The distance between Boston to Nantucket is 89.35 miles or 143.75 km. A train trip from Boston to Nantucket typically takes 5 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nantucket faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 25 minutes to get from Boston to Nantucket.

Going from Boston to Nantucket by train takes over 5 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Boston to Nantucket 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Boston to Nantucket

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Nantucket. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boston to Nantucket route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Nantucket, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Boston to Nantucket, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Boston to Nantucket


Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Nantucket start from $84.00, and on average cost $99.68. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Nantucket. Amtrak in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Nantucket trains arrive at Steamship Authority Terminal,

From Boston to Nantucket train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nantucket faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 25 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $96.60 for a one-way train ticket to Nantucket.

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There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Nantucket that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Boston serving this route is Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St, South Station.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Nantucket from Boston., The busiest departure station in Boston serving this route is Steamship Authority Terminal.
  • Steamship Authority Terminal