Cheap train tickets fromNewark to Boston

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traveling from Newark to Boston by train

Cheapest price$49.00
Shortest Duration4h 7m
Trips per day46
train carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Newark to Boston?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Newark to Boston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Newark to Boston were $84.41. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $31.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Newark to Boston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Newark to Boston by train is at 6:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 7:00 PM on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Newark to Boston?

On average there are 46 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Newark to Boston, with an average of 29 trips per day and 597 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Newark to Boston. Of the 46 trips there are 44 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Newark start at $1.00.

train lines that run from Newark to Boston

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates, on average, 29 train schedule(s) from Newark to Boston. The average Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Boston costs $91.14. Cheap Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $49.00. In Newark, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs from Penn Station and 1 other station. In Boston, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at South Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Newark to Boston takes 5 hours and 16 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Boston in 4 hours and 7 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 33 trips per day and you could expect to pay $100.64 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Amtrak Northeast Regional
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Avg. Time
5h 16m
Avg. Price
$91.14

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express operates, on average, 14 train schedule(s) from Newark to Boston. The average Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Boston costs $153.20. Cheap Amtrak Acela Express tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $123.00. In Newark, Amtrak Acela Express departs from Penn Station and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Newark to Boston takes 4 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Acela Express trip will get you to Boston in 4 hours and 7 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $156.71 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Amtrak Acela Express
Amtrak Acela Express
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Meal
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Avg. Time
4h 22m
Avg. Price
$153.20

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from Newark to Boston. The average Amtrak ticket to Boston costs $76.67. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $49.00. In Newark, Amtrak departs from Penn Station and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak arrives at South Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Newark to Boston takes 5 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Boston in 4 hours and 7 minutes,

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 49m
Avg. Price
$76.67

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Newark. Most train trips to Boston will depart from Penn Station, Newark Intl Airport.
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport
Train trips arrive in Boston at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St, South Station are the main train stations in Boston for trips arriving from Newark.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station