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Boston - High Point Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 2 daily train trips between Boston and High Point. The average train journey from Boston to High Point takes 21 hours and 11 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 16 hours and 4 minutes.

Distance652 mi (1049 km)
Fastest train16h 4m
Lowest price$334.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to High Point?

The average price for a train ticket from Boston to High Point is $345.00, The lengthy distance traveled between Boston and High Point often means relatively more expensive train tickets. By booking your trip at least 7 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $22.67 more.

Monthly avg. prices

Mark your calendar for September if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Boston to High Point. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $152. If you're planning a trip from Boston to High Point during December, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $231 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from Boston to High Point?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Boston to High Point. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak221h 11m$345.06
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Boston to High Point every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $176.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Boston and High Point is approximately 652 miles, or 1049 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 4 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.

Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Boston to High Point. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Boston at 8:00am 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.

Trains leave the station in Boston 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 High Point to Boston.

City Information


Boston is one of the oldest cities in the country, but it is kept young and fresh with the help of over 150,000 students who flock to the city’s prestigious universities every year. Beantown’s many sights and activities celebrate American history, prolific sports teams, and New England seafood. So let's spill the tea (into the harbor, if you will):

Boston's Freedom Trail is the best way to see the city on foot and visit some of the most iconic landmarks of the American Revolution: from Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution to the Old North Church and Faneuil Hall. The Freedom Trail officially begins in Boston Common, the oldest public park in the U.S. and a beautiful spot for walking, picnicking, or ice skating in the winter. Foodies will love tasting the Italian cuisine in the North End and the modern eateries of South End, while sports fans can tour Fenway Park, and art lovers can explore the expansive Museum of Fine Arts.

From Boston, travelers can easily get to the beachy summer destination of Cape Cod, or surrounding states like New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island. With four main train stations and several bus stops in the city, as well as Boston Logan Airport (which, by the way, has some excellent airport food), Boston is a central hub for travel throughout New England and beyond.

High Point

High Point, NC, US - HPT-0

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High Point is a city located in the Piedmont region, just outside Greensboro. It's the only city in North Carolina that extends into four counties. High Point is known for having quirky outdoor attractions, like the World's Largest Chest of Drawers and the Kersey Valley Spookywoods. Depending on your preference, the city also has family-friendly locations like pools, water parks, amusement rides, ziplining, and nature parks, from the Archdale Recreation Center at Creekside Park to the High Point City Lake Park. High Point has several history and art museums, including the High Point Museum and Nido & Mariana Qubein Children's Museum.

As for nightlife, High Point has a lot of locations for its adults, ranging from bars and taverns to dance nightclubs and sports bars. High Point also has several breweries and wineries in the city that contribute to the nightlife. Downtown High Point is the entertainment district, popular for the High Point Market and other local stores and restaurants.

High Point is easy to visit by train or bus from neighboring cities. Amtrak, Amtrak Crescent, Amtrak Piedmont, and Amtrak Carolinian provide the train lines to the city, while the Tornado Bus provides the bus lines. The High Point Transit System provides the transportation system in the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Boston?

Main departure station: Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to High Point.

All train stations in Boston:

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

  • South Station

Where is the train station in High Point?

Main arrival station: 100 W High Ave

High Point has one train station.

All train stations in High Point:

  • 100 W High Ave

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