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Aberdeen - Boston Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

3 trains operate daily from Aberdeen to Boston. The train trip from Aberdeen to Boston is usually about 8 hours and 38 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can get you there in as little as 6 hours and 43 minutes.

Distance331 mi (533 km)
Fastest train6h 43m
Lowest price$178.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

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

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Aberdeen to Boston was $178.00. This is somewhat expensive compared to other train fares, but it makes sense given the route’s long distance. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 14 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $69.00 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

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Mark your calendar for August if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Aberdeen to Boston. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $108. If you're planning a trip from Aberdeen to Boston during November, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $263 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Aberdeen to Boston, book online with Wanderu at least 14 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $69.00 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Aberdeen to Boston?

2 train services operate from Aberdeen to Boston. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak112h 16m$232.59
Amtrak Northeast Regional26h 55m$243.06
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Aberdeen to Boston every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $50.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 2 daily train trips from Aberdeen to Boston, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Aberdeen and Boston is approximately 331 miles, or 533 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 43 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 Aberdeen to Boston 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 Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Aberdeen at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 5 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 Aberdeen.

City Information

Aberdeen

Aberdeen, MD, US - ABE-0

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Aberdeen is a small Maryland city between Baltimore and Philadelphia. The city developed around the U.S. Army Proving Ground established at the site in 1917, and to this day, Aberdeen is a vital center for military research and development. Baseball fans also know Aberdeen as the home of the Minor League IronBirds, who play in Ripken Stadium.

When visiting Aberdeen, one of the best spots for outdoor recreation is Susquehanna State Park in nearby Havre de Grace, Maryland. This park bordering the Susquehanna River offers excellent fishing, boating, camping, and hiking trails. The Bulle Rock Golf Course hosts a well-mown outdoor activity closer to downtown Aberdeen if you want to practice your swing. Step back in time at Steppingstone Farm Museum, or sample the blueberry wine at Mount Felix Vineyard & Winery.

Greyhound serves a handful of routes to Aberdeen, but Amtrak provides most of the service to Aberdeen via train. Northeast Regional trains stop in Aberdeen multiple times each day on the routes between Boston and Virginia Beach. Train travel from Aberdeen makes it easy to spend a weekend in New York, Philadelphia, or Washington after just a quick ride. Air travelers can also take an Amtrak train to Wilmington or Baltimore to connect to the nearest airports: Wilmington Philadelphia Regional Airport and BWI Marshall Airport.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Aberdeen?

Main departure station: Amtrak-MARC Station - 18 E Bel Air Ave

There is one train station in Aberdeen.

All train stations in Aberdeen:

  • Amtrak-MARC Station - 18 E Bel Air Ave

Where is the train station in Boston?

Main arrival station: Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

Boston receives travelers from Aberdeen at its two active train stations.

All train stations in Boston:

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

  • South Station

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