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There are 6 daily trains from Boston to Newport. Traveling by train from Boston to Newport usually takes around 2 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 9 minutes.
|Distance||62 mi (99 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 9m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to Newport?
In the last month, $29.95 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to Newport, RI. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $6.50 more than that for a same-day booking.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 16 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Newport from Boston will be about $6.50 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Boston to Newport?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Boston, Massachusetts to Newport, Rhode Island. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 6 Amtrak trains from Boston to Newport every day, as well as 7 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $16.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Newport during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
Can you take a train all the way from Boston to Newport?
How long is the train journey from Boston to Newport?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Boston to Newport 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 6:00pm. 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 Newport?
There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
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Where is the train station in Boston?
There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to Newport.
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Where is the train station in Newport?
Newport has one train station.
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