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How much are train tickets from Newport News to Boston?

Lowest Price$47.00
Fastest Train12h 59m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2
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Newport News-Boston Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Newport News to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$135$90$45AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Newport News to Boston
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
Elaine Z
5.0
November 5, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Not having to drive myself! The train was late due to two unforeseen / unfortunate events outside the train.
Cons
Louder announcements so they can be heard in all the cars.
Tips
Don't count on the Wi-Fi working very well.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newport News 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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 Newport News to Boston?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Newport News 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Newport News to Boston?

In the last month, $52.71 was the average price of a train ticket from Newport News, VA to Boston, MA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $116.73 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Newport News to Boston?

The distance between Newport News and Boston is approximately 464 miles, or 747 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 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 Newport News to Boston are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Thursday 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 Newport News at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. 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 Newport News 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 Newport News.

What train services are there from Newport News to Boston?

2 train services operate from Newport News to Boston. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak214h 16m$73.84
Amtrak Northeast Regional213h 7m$79.62

Where is the train station in Newport News?

There is one train station in Newport News:

  • 9304 Warwick Blvd

Where is the train station in Boston?

Boston receives travelers from Newport News at its two active train stations:

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station

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