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How much are train tickets from Springfield to Boston?

Lowest Price$9.00
Fastest Train2h 19m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Springfield to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to Boston 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Springfield to Boston?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Springfield to Boston. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

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

In the last month, $25.31 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, MA to Boston, MA. 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 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $22.77 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Springfield to Boston?

The distance between Springfield and Boston is approximately 80 miles, or 129 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 19 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Springfield to Boston are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Monday 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 Springfield at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Springfield to Boston?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Boston. 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.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Boston to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to Boston for $11.00.

Which train should you take from Springfield to Boston?

There are 3 train lines with service from Springfield, Massachusetts to Boston, Massachusetts. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak36h 24m$42.33
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited22h 24m$10.21
Amtrak Northeast Regional25h 12m$43.66

Where is the train station in Springfield?

There is one train station in Springfield:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

Where is the train station in Boston?

Boston receives travelers from Springfield at its two active train stations:

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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