Boston to Buffalo, NY train

Cheap train tickets from Boston to Buffalo, NY

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113

Average

113

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Boston to Buffalo, NY is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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01:15PMBoston13h08 02:23AMBuffalo, NY
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1131One-way

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Fastest train times from Boston to Buffalo, NY

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Fastest Journey

13 h 8 m

Average

13 h 8 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

642 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Boston for Buffalo, NY every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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01:15PMBoston13h08 02:23AMBuffalo, NY
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1131One-way

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Overview: Train from Boston to Buffalo, NY

distanceDistance398 miles (642 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$131 (€114)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak Acela

Trains from Boston to Buffalo, NY cover the 398 miles (642 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 8 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $131 (€114), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $106 (€92).

Train companies: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from Boston to Buffalo, NY trains

For as little as $106 (€92) you can travel by train between Boston and Buffalo, NY with Amtrak and Amtrak Acela. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Boston to Buffalo, NY.

    Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed train service operating services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting major cities like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston. Acela trains are the fastest in the United States and can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). When booking an Acela train to Buffalo, NY from Boston, you can choose between Business Class and First Class. Although each class offers different levels of services and accommodations, amenities in both classes include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables, large tray tables, and spacious and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

      Trains from Boston to Buffalo

      Buffalo City is located in Wright County, Minnesota northwest of Minneapolis. The city is renowned for the historic Hanover Bridge and Lake Maria State Park. Though there are several options to travel between Boston and Buffalo, passengers may find trains the most convenient option, allowing passengers to relax as they travel. The average distance from Boston to Buffalo is about 399 miles. Trains, however, provide a convenient way to connect between these two cities. The average trip duration from Boston to Buffalo via train is 15 hours and 42 minutes. However, the duration is dependent on the length of the stopover as well as the number of connection destinations. A direct train from Boston to Buffalo, for instance, can take a shorter connecting period of 13 hours and two minutes, while longer services from Boston to Buffalo with more changes, on the other hand, can take as long as 17 hours. Passengers should be sure to check their schedule and plan accordingly to ensure they are on the best connection.

      Which train companies travel from Boston to Buffalo?

      There is only one train company that provides transit services between Boston to Buffalo. Amtrak, the sole train company servicing this route is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity services in the contiguous United States and nine Canadian cities. Amtrak trains do not provide direct trips from Boston to Buffalo. Instead, it offers a connecting transit service between these two cities. The connecting stop from Boston to Buffalo is usually set at Albany.

      How long is the train ride from Boston to Buffalo?

      The average distance between Boston to Buffalo is 399 miles. The average train trip duration from Boston to Buffalo is approximately 15 hours and 42 minutes. Passengers should remember that there is no direct train trip from Boston to Buffalo. The duration of the stopover determines the duration of the connecting train trip between these two cities. Amtrak offers a fast connection from Boston to Buffalo, covering the 399 miles (642 kilometers) in 13 hours and two minutes. However, depending on the time spent at the stopover, the longest duration for a train from Boston to Buffalo is 17 hours. The average stopover at Albany takes about 30 minutes to an hour. All Amtrak services from Boston to Buffalo are connecting routes.

      How many trains are there from Boston to Buffalo?

      There are four scheduled trains from Boston to Buffalo. Amtrak, the sole train carrier operates regular trips from Boston to Buffalo. Amtrak provides four trips from Boston to Buffalo every day. The first train from Boston to Buffalo departs from Boston to Buffalo at 6.00 a.m. while the last train leaves at 9.00 p.m. On average, there are 30 trips from Boston to Buffalo every month. It's always advisable for travelers to book in advance to avoid the last minute rush and take advantage of the early booking discounts. It is important to remember that all services are connecting services with no direct trains available.

      What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Boston to Buffalo?

      Departure station: The departure stations for trains from Boston to Buffalo are South Station or Back Bay Station. Back Bay is located at 145 Dartmouth Street with South Station found at 700 Atlantic Avenue. South Station is the busiest departing train station in Boston. It is the northern station terminus of the busy Northeast Corridor. The station is known for its unique eagle -topped clock and gently curving façade. Some of the facilities available at the station include ATMs, restrooms, shops, restaurants, free WiFi connection, Quik-Trak kiosks, payphones, and vending machines. Elevators are offered for those with limited mobility offering access to the subway station. Adjacent to the station Regional coach services are available from the South Station terminal. Back-Bay train station is within walkable distance from Boston city center on the south of Copley Square. It operates secondary intercity Amtrak trains from Boston to Buffalo and other surrounding towns.

      Arrival station: Trains leaving from Boston to Buffalo arrive at 75 Exchange St. Exchange Street Station is located in downtown Buffalo close to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and serves six Amtrak trains daily. It is within walking distance of the famous Niagara Square and south of the Coca-Cola field. The train station serves as the hub for many daily trips from Buffalo to various cities in the US. There is also daily Coach USA bus service at the station serving from the station to the city center and the regions around. For travelers' convenience waiting areas, restrooms, information booths, ATMs, shops, restaurants, and ticket plazas are provided at 75 Exchange St. Station. Baggage assistance is provided by Checked Baggage accepted 45 minutes before departure. Other services available at the station include rental cars, taxis, and parking.​

      Travel Tips: Trains from Boston to Buffalo, NY

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to Buffalo, NY 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 Boston to Buffalo, NY.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Boston to Buffalo, NY to cost as little as $106 (€92)  in the next 7 days.
      The Boston to Buffalo, NY train ticket price is on average $131 (€114)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Buffalo, NY from Boston by train to be approximately 398 miles (642 km).
      On average the Boston to Buffalo, NY train travel time is 13 h 8 min  for the 398 miles (642 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
      For the best Boston to Buffalo, NY train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Boston and Buffalo, NY to compare what amenities they may offer.
      If you purchase a train ticket from Boston to Buffalo, NY within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $131 (€114) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Boston to Buffalo, NY are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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