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Cheap train tickets from Columbia, SC to Boston


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Columbia, SC to Boston?

Lowest Price$138.00
Fastest Train27h 52m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Columbia, SC to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Columbia to Boston is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Columbia to Boston was $138.00. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Columbia, SC to Boston?

The distance between Columbia and Boston is approximately 791.26 miles, or 1273.09 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 27 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 hours and 52 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Columbia to Boston?

On Sunday trains from Columbia to Boston are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Columbia to Boston?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Boston. One train carrier operates regular service on the Columbia to Boston route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Columbia to Boston, usually offering 1.833 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Columbia to Boston, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Columbia, SC to Boston, which start at $124.00.

One train company connects Columbia to Boston


Amtrak train tickets from Columbia to Boston start from $138.00, and on average cost $152.91. Daily there are 1.833333 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Columbia leaves from 850 Pulaski St, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Columbia to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 27 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 52 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 1.75 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $138.00 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Avg. Time
1d 3h 55m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Columbia on their way to Boston:
  • 850 Pulaski St
There are 2 different stations where trains from Columbia arrive in Boston. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Boston:
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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