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How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Boston?

Lowest Price$30.00
Fastest Train6h 15m
Trains Per Day26
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Baltimore to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Baltimore to Boston
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Linda
4.0
September 21, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Nice and relaxing. Snacks and food are available to purchase. Very busy at New York stop. Picked up train at BWI train station and it was very safe. I was worried because my train was at 6:38am and it is dark this time of year. There is a waiting area that was warm...More
Tips
Wet wipes are nice to have if you worry about cooties. The restroom is a port a pot type situation. There are nice charging outlets by the window

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore 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.

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

In the last month, $67.10 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Boston, MA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $84.89 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Boston?

The distance between Baltimore and Boston is approximately 359 miles, or 578 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 15 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Baltimore to Boston are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Saturday 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 Baltimore at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Baltimore to Boston?

There are 26 scheduled trains on most days. 26 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 Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to Boston for $32.00.

What train services are there from Baltimore to Boston?

2 train services operate from Baltimore to Boston. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 19 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela76h 33m$125.09
Amtrak Northeast Regional197h 38m$64.92

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Boston:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Boston?

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

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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