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traveling from New York to Boston by train

Cheapest price$49.00
Fastest time3h 38m
Trips per day34
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from New York to Boston?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from New York to Boston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from New York to Boston were $94.44. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $30.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from New York to Boston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Boston by train is at 8 AM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3 AM 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 New York to Boston?

On average there are 34 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from New York to Boston, with an average of 17 trips per day and 359 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from New York to Boston. Of the 34 trips there are 34 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

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

train lines that run from New York to Boston

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates, on average, 17 train schedule(s) from New York to Boston. The average Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Boston costs $87.91. Cheap Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $49.00. In New York, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs from Penn Station and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from New York to Boston takes 4 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Boston in 3 hours and 38 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 18 trips per day and you could expect to pay $95.01 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Amtrak Northeast Regional
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Avg. Time
4h 34m
Avg. Price
$87.91

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express operates, on average, 16 train schedule(s) from New York to Boston. The average Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Boston costs $147.15. Cheap Amtrak Acela Express tickets to Boston are available on Wanderu starting from $123.00. In New York, 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 New York to Boston takes 3 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Acela Express trip will get you to Boston in 3 hours and 38 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $154.26 for a weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Amtrak Acela Express
Amtrak Acela Express
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Avg. Time
3h 51m
Avg. Price
$147.15

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from New York to Boston. The average Amtrak ticket to Boston costs $123.00. In New York, Amtrak departs from Penn Station and no other station. In Boston, Amtrak arrives at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from New York to Boston takes 3 hours and 43 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Boston in 3 hours and 38 minutes,

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
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Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 43m
Avg. Price
$123.00

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from New York. Most train trips to Boston will depart from Penn Station.
  • Penn Station
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 New York.
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station