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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Boston

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

$38

Average

$54

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Boston will cost around $ 54 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.

East Midlands Railway
12:19PMBirmingham3h01 03:20PMBoston
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$381One-way
East Midlands Railway
01:30PMBirmingham2h50 04:20PMBoston
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$491One-way
East Midlands Railway
09:12AMBirmingham3h01 12:13PMBoston
0 changes
$751One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Boston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, May 27
East Midlands Railway
09:12AMBirmingham3h01 12:13PMBoston
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East Midlands Railway
12:19PMBirmingham3h01 03:20PMBoston
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East Midlands Railway
01:30PMBirmingham2h50 04:20PMBoston
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May 27
$38East Midlands Railway
Sat
May 28
$31East Midlands Railway
Sun
May 29
$74East Midlands Railway
Mon
May 30
$54East Midlands Railway
Tue
May 31
$30East Midlands Railway
Wed
Jun 1
$30East Midlands Railway
Thu
Jun 2
$34East Midlands Railway

Fastest train times from Birmingham to Boston

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

2 h 57 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

138 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Birmingham for Boston every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 138 km distance in an average of 2 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 1 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

East Midlands Railway
01:30PMBirmingham2h50 04:20PMBoston
0 changes
$491One-way
East Midlands Railway
12:19PMBirmingham3h01 03:20PMBoston
0 changes
$381One-way
East Midlands Railway
09:12AMBirmingham3h01 12:13PMBoston
0 changes
$751One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Boston

distanceDistance85 miles (137 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€43)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Boston cover the 85 miles (137 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $49 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Boston.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Boston trains

For as little as $30 (€26) you can travel by train between Birmingham and Boston with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Boston you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train from Birmingham to Boston. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Birmingham - Boston journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance to Boston from Birmingham is around 85 miles (137 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $74 (€65). As you check the latest Birmingham to Boston train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Boston safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket between Birmingham and Boston so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: $74

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets between Birmingham and Boston, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Boston

Travel by train to Boston easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Boston.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train to Boston from Birmingham cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Birmingham to Boston to cost as little as $30 (€26)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Birmingham and Boston?

The train price to Boston from Birmingham is on average $49 (€43)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Birmingham to Boston by train?

The Birmingham to Boston train distance is approximately 85 miles (137 km).

How long is the train ride to Boston from Birmingham?

On average the Birmingham to Boston train time is 2 h 58 min  covering the 85 miles (137 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Birmingham to Boston do I depart from? Which Boston train station from Birmingham do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Boston.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Boston? Where is the Boston train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Boston, is located 0.3 miles (506 m) away from the city center of Boston.

What train companies go from Birmingham to Boston?

Take the Birmingham to Boston train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Boston from Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When does the first train depart from Birmingham to Boston? When does the last train depart from Birmingham to Boston?

The first Birmingham to Boston train departs at 7: 19 AM   and the last train from Birmingham to Boston leaves at 4: 19 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Birmingham to Boston on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I buy Birmingham to Boston train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy the Birmingham to Boston train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $49 (€43). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Boston from Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Boston
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey between Birmingham and Boston.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales