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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Rochester to Boston?

Lowest Price$47.00
Fastest Train9h 59m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Rochester to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JulJul

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rochester 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Rochester to Boston?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Rochester to Boston. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Rochester to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $49.84 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Rochester to Boston. By booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $17.04 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Rochester to Boston?

The distance between Rochester and Boston is approximately 337 miles, or 542 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 59 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 Rochester 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 Sunday 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 Rochester at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. 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 Rochester to Boston?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 2 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 Rochester. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Rochester to Boston for $45.00.

What train services are there from Rochester to Boston?

2 train services operate from Rochester to Boston. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak213h 3m$104.64
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited410h 4m$47.48

Where is the train station in Rochester?

There is one train station in Rochester:

  • Louise M. Slaughter Station

Where is the train station in Boston?

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

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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