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traveling from Boston to Newark by train

Cheapest price
$49.00
Fastest time
3h 52m
Trips per day
44
train carriers
2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Boston to Newark?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Boston to Newark is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Boston to Newark were $98.49. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $31.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Boston to Newark?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Newark by train is at 6 AM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6 PM on Thursday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Boston to Newark?

On average there are 44 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Boston to Newark, with an average of 26 trips per day and 533 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Boston to Newark. Of the 44 trips there are 43 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Boston start at $1.00.

train lines that run from Boston to Newark

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates, on average, 26 train schedule(s) from Boston to Newark. The average Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Newark costs $94.07. Cheap Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets to Newark are available on Wanderu starting from $49.00. In Boston, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs from South Station and 1 other station. In Newark, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at Penn Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Boston to Newark takes 5 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Newark in 3 hours and 52 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 33 trips per day and you could expect to pay $98.36 for a weekend getaway trip to Newark.

Amtrak Northeast Regional
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Avg. Time
5h 4m
Avg. Price
$94.07

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express operates, on average, 17 train schedule(s) from Boston to Newark. The average Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Newark costs $146.67. Cheap Amtrak Acela Express tickets to Newark are available on Wanderu starting from $123.00. In Boston, Amtrak Acela Express departs from South Station and 1 other station. In Newark, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Boston to Newark takes 4 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Acela Express trip will get you to Newark in 3 hours and 52 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $146.23 for a weekend getaway trip to Newark.

Amtrak Acela Express
Amtrak Acela Express
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Meal
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Avg. Time
4h 10m
Avg. Price
$146.67
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Boston. Most train trips to Newark will depart from South Station, Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St.
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
Train trips arrive in Newark at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Penn Station, Newark Intl Airport are the main train stations in Newark for trips arriving from Boston.
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport