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Boston - Niagara Falls Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from Boston to Niagara Falls. Traveling by train from Boston to Niagara Falls usually takes 18 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 14 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance408 mi (657 km)
Fastest train14h 20m
Lowest price$92.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to Niagara Falls?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Boston to Niagara Falls was $157.34. Tickets for this route are somewhat expensive, given the distance between Boston and Niagara Falls. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Niagara Falls if you book your train tickets at least 29 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $112.07.

Average prices by travel date

$255$170$85JulJul

For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Boston to Niagara Falls will range from $137 to $243. If you're planning to travel by train to Niagara Falls in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Boston you can find in the next 7 days is $157. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

$225$180$135$90$45ASONDJFMAMJJ
You can find the lowest prices on this route during February. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Boston to Niagara Falls, with the average price at just $142. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to $211. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

$250$200$150$100$503020100

If you're looking to save on your train trip from Boston to Niagara Falls, book online with Wanderu at least 29 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $112.07 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Boston to Niagara Falls?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak218h 3m$201.62
  • 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 Niagara Falls every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $92.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Boston and Niagara Falls is approximately 408 miles, or 657 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 20 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.

Trains departing from Boston to Niagara Falls tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Thursday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Boston at 6:00am 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 Niagara Falls to Boston.

City Information

Boston

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.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls has captured millions of visitors with its jaw-dropping panoramic splendor, deafening roars, and brilliant rainbows. The most astonishing fact about Niagara Falls is that almost four thousand tons of water flow over Niagara Falls every second. Niagara Falls is also the oldest state park in America and should be on every bucket list.

The closest restaurant and hotel to Niagara Falls is the Red Coach Inn. Every room has its own exquisite and historical look, and it will feel like you are staying inside a castle. Make sure to order the legendary Creme Brulee French Toast! It's even more delicious than it sounds.

To get to Niagara, you fly into the Niagara Falls International Airport. FlixBus, Adirondack Trailways, and more also provide bus service to the area with routes from Buffalo, New York, Binghamton, Rochester, and more. Trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls are also popular, and Amtrak has several lines from Boston, Chicago, Washington, and Toronto to Niagara Falls.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Boston?

Boston, MA - South Station - BOSSST-0

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Main departure station: South Station

South Station is the largest and busiest train station in Boston, and a major transportation hub for the greater New England area. South Station's 13 tracks are used by Amtrak, Acela, the MBTA commuter rail, and the MBTA subway system (a.k.a. the "T") with connections to the Boston Logan International Airport. You can also access intercity bus service in the adjacent South Station Bus Terminal. South Station's historic train terminal opened in 1899 right in downtown Boston, and is close to many points of interest like the Boston Common, the Freedom Trail, and the hip Seaport district. At the terminal, you'll find free WiFi, luggage storage, a 24-hour information booth, and 14 dining options, including that New England favorite, Dunkin'.

All train stations in Boston:

  • South Station

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Main arrival station: 825 Depot Ave W

Niagara Falls has one train station.

All train stations in Niagara Falls:

  • 825 Depot Ave W

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