Cheap Boston to Essex  train tickets


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Lowest Price$171.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Boston to Essex ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Essex is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to Essex was $171.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $33.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Boston to Essex ? How far is Boston to Essex ?

The distance between Boston to Essex is 179.74 miles or 289.19 km. A train trip from Boston to Essex typically takes 9 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Essex faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 9 hours and 12 minutes to get from Boston to Essex.

Going from Boston to Essex by train takes over 9 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Boston to Essex are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Boston to Essex

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boston to Essex route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Essex, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Boston to Essex, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Boston to Essex


Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Essex start from $171.00, and on average cost $180.30. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Essex. Amtrak in Boston leaves from Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other station. And in Essex trains arrive at 29 Railroad Ave,

From Boston to Essex train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Essex faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 12 minutes.

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There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Essex that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Boston serving this route is Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St, South Station.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Essex from Boston., The busiest departure station in Boston serving this route is 29 Railroad Ave.
  • 29 Railroad Ave