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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New York to Worcester, MA?

Lowest price$46.00
Fastest train7h 24m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Worcester during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from New York to Worcester?

In the last month, $46.00 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Worcester, MA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $49.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New York to Worcester?

The distance between New York and Worcester is approximately 156 miles, or 252 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 24 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 New York to Worcester are the most crowded on Saturday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves New York at 11:00am and arrives in Worcester around 7 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New York to Worcester?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Worcester to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Worcester for $37.00.

Which train should you take from New York to Worcester?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects New York, New York to Worcester, Massachusetts. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 26m$54.05

Amtrak train tickets from New York to Worcester start from $46, and on average cost $54. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Worcester. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Worcester trains arrive at Union Station- 2 Washington Sqr, From New York to Worcester train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Worcester faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Worcester on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $56 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York, NY to Worcester, MA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




August 8, 2019 - Visiting family


Pros: Everything. Cons: Hopefully non stop trains No connections. Tips: Nice service and good vehicle. Pros: Everything. Cons: Hopefully non stop trains No connections. Tips: Nice service and good vehicle.

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