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Boston-Worcester Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Boston to Worcester, MA?

Lowest Price$18.00
Fastest Train1h 13m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Worcester during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Boston to Worcester?

Currently there is not a train that travels the entire distance without requiring you to switch onto a connecting vehicle. However, there are direct buses from Boston to Worcester.

What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to Worcester?

In the last month, $18.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 Boston to Worcester?

The distance between Boston and Worcester is approximately 39 miles, or 62 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 13 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 Worcester 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Boston at 12:00pm and arrives in Worcester about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Boston to Worcester?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Worcester with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Worcester to Boston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Boston to Worcester for $10.00.

Which train should you take from Boston to Worcester?

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is the one and only train line which connects Boston, Massachusetts to Worcester, Massachusetts. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited11h 13m$18.00

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Boston to Worcester start from $18, and on average cost $18. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Worcester. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Boston leaves from South Station, And in Worcester trains arrive at Union Station- 2 Washington Sqr, From Boston to Worcester train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 1 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Worcester on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Lake Shore Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $18 for a one-way weekend reservation from Boston.

Where is the train station in Boston?

There is one train station in Boston:

  • South Station

Where is the train station in Worcester?

Worcester has one train station:

  • Union Station- 2 Washington Sqr

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