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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Boston to Iselin?

Lowest Price$70.00
Fastest Train4h 0m
Trains Per Day22
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Iselin 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 Iselin?

In the last month, $83.20 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to Iselin, NJ. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $17.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Boston to Iselin?

The distance between Boston and Iselin is approximately 209 miles, or 337 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 17 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Boston to Iselin are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Tuesday 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 Iselin?

There are 22 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Boston to Iselin.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Iselin to Boston.

Which train should you take from Boston to Iselin?

2 train services operate from Boston, Massachusetts to Iselin, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 16 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela Express54h 26m$155.26
Amtrak Northeast Regional165h 20m$102.69

Where is the train station in Boston?

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

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

Where is the train station in Iselin?

Iselin has one train station:

  • 100 Middlesex Essex Tpke

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