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traveling from Boston to New York by train

Cheapest price$49.00
Fastest time3h 26m
Trips per day35
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Boston to New York?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Boston to New York is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Boston to New York were $90.16. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $23.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Boston to New York?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to New York by train is at 1 PM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10 AM on Friday 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 New York?

On average there are 35 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Boston to New York, with an average of 17 trips per day and 359 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Boston to New York. Of the 35 trips there are 34 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 New York

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates, on average, 17 train schedule(s) from Boston to New York. The average Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to New York costs $85.49. Cheap Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $49.00. In Boston, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station. In New York, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Boston to New York takes 4 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to New York in 3 hours and 26 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 18 trips per day and you could expect to pay $96.20 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Amtrak Northeast Regional
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Avg. Time
4h 23m
Avg. Price
$85.49

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express operates, on average, 16 train schedule(s) from Boston to New York. The average Amtrak Acela Express ticket to New York costs $140.84. Cheap Amtrak Acela Express tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $123.00. In Boston, Amtrak Acela Express departs from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station. In New York, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Boston to New York takes 3 hours and 43 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Acela Express trip will get you to New York in 3 hours and 26 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $149.41 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Amtrak Acela Express
Amtrak Acela Express
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Avg. Time
3h 43m
Avg. Price
$140.84

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from Boston to New York. The average Amtrak ticket to New York costs $75.82. Cheap Amtrak tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $55.00. In Boston, Amtrak departs from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station. In New York, Amtrak arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Boston to New York takes 27 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to New York in 3 hours and 26 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $59.40 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
3h 6m
Avg. Price
$75.82
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Boston. Most train trips to New York will depart from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St, South Station.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station
Train trips arrive in New York at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Penn Station are the main train stations in New York for trips arriving from Boston.
  • Penn Station