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How far is Washington from Boston by train?
On average a train trip to Boston takes 7 hours and 28 minutes. Amtrak Acela has the fastest advertised travel time of 6 hours and 37 minutes to get from Washington to Boston.
How many daily train trips are there from Washington to Boston?
On average there are 32 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Washington to Boston, with an average of 18 trips per day, and 540 monthly trips.
When is the best time to buy a train ticket from Washington to Boston?
Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Washington to Boston were $130.72. By booking 28 days out, tickets are, on average $77.46 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.
What is the average cost of a train trip from Washington to Boston?
A train trip between Washington and Boston averages $208.19.
The cheapest day of the week to travel by train from Washington to Boston is Sunday, when prices typically start at $79.00 for train tickets on this route.
Generally, traveling on a Thursday will have the highest average price because of high demand. By booking early or comparing different lines and brands, you still may find a deal, with prices starting at $79.00.
The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington to Boston by train is at 12 am on Friday. When planning to travel around this time tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out.
9 pm on Thursday is the least busiest train schedule on this route. Traveling at this time you are most likely to be on a train that has less passengers.
What is the main train station in Washington?
One station have train departures from Washington. Union Station is the main train station for trips departing to Boston.
What is the main arriving train station in Boston?
Train trips arrive in Boston at two stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and South Station are the main train stations in Boston for trips arriving from Washington.
Do train carriers that serve the Washington to Boston route offer WIFI and power outlets?
All train lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets. Amtrak Acela offers upscale service offerings including beverage and meal service to make your trip more convenient.
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Amtrak is USA's premier train carrier. Serving both the coasts as well as taking travelers from east to west and back, amtrak is both a convenient and comfortable way to travel.
Acela Express is Amtrak's premiere high speed service quickly shuttling passengers between Boston to Washington DC.