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|Fastest Train||3h 27m|
|Trains Per Day||11|
Boston to New York Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
How many stops are there on the train from Boston to New York?
Departing from South Station in Boston, the Amtrak Northeast Regional train makes 12 other stops before arriving at Penn Station in New York. The Acela has only 6 stops between Boston and NYC, which makes it 35 minutes faster than the Northeast Regional on average.
Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to New York 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 New York?
In the last month, CA$71.79 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to New York, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around CA$67.39 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long does it take to travel from Boston to New York by train?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Boston to New York are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Sunday 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 New York?
There are 11 scheduled trains on most days. 22 of these are direct connections to New York. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
Which train should you take from Boston to New York?
There are multiple trains from Boston to New York running from early morning into the evening. All trains from Boston to New York are operated by Amtrak. Your main options are the Amtrak Northeast Regional and the Amtrak Acela.
Where is the train station in Boston?
There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to New York:
- South Station
- Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
Where is the train station in New York?
New York has one train station:
- Penn Station
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