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 Boston to New Haven, CT will cost around $ 79 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.
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2 h 47 m
3 h 41 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Boston to New Haven, CT without transferring at least once.
|Distance||120 miles (193 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||$58 (€47)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
Trains from Boston to New Haven, CT cover the 120 miles (193 km) long route taking on average 2 h 47 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $24 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $58 (€47).
Whether passengers are traveling for business or leisure, when they take the train from Boston to New Haven there is no need to worry about navigating unfamiliar roads, sitting in traffic jams, or having to pay parking fees. There is no airport-style security to slow journeys down and the trains go straight from one city center to another. Trains from Boston to New Haven are operated by one of the United States' largest rail providers, Amtrak. All services are direct and there are at least 15 departures from Monday through to Friday with fast journey times of between 2 hours and 2 hours and 30 minutes. All trains depart from Boston South Station and complete their journey at New Haven Union Station.
All train routes between Boston in Massachusetts and Raleigh in Connecticut are operated by Amtrak, a rail provider that has been in operation since May 1971. Amtrak has grown over the last 50 years from providing just 21 routes to now serving over 500 communities in the United States. Over 150 of these communities are in isolated rural areas. Amtrak continually upgrades its rolling stock and all carriages are spacious and comfortable with plenty of baggage storage, WiFi, restrooms, cafes, quiet carriages, and on some routes, space for pets. On all trains from Boston to New Haven, both standard coach seats and Business Class seats can be reserved.
Every train from Boston to New Haven is a direct route with fast journey times that vary from 2 hours to approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.
From Monday to Friday there are at least 15 direct departures every day. These start in the early morning and continue at regular intervals throughout the day until mid-evening. There are more frequent departures in the morning peak period while from late morning, departures are roughly every 2 hours. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a slightly reduced service with the first trains leaving later in the morning.
Departure station: The train from Boston to New Haven departs from Boston South Station. This station is located on the intersection of Summer Street with Atlantic Avenue and just a short walk from Boston Harbor. Boston is a large town with a maze of streets in its historic center but getting around on public transport is relatively easy. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is the United States' fourth-largest transport system and is comprised of color-coded subway lines, local buses, water shuttles, and commuter rail services. The Red Line of the subway and the Silver bus line stop at the station are linked to the mainline areas by underground passages. Among the amenities at this historic station are car parking, taxi ranks, waiting rooms, WiFi, banking services with ATMs, luggage storage, restrooms, and shoe cleaning. There is also a wide range of places to drink, dine, and shop from fast food kiosks to sit-down restaurants. Boston South Station and local transport services are fully accessible to passengers with limited mobility. All areas including station platforms are step-free via elevators and ramps while more personal assistance can be requested. Service animals are allowed throughout the station and on Amtrak services.
Arrival station: Trains to New Haven from Boston complete their journey at New Haven Union Station which can be found on Union Avenue in the heart of the city. Housed in an attractive Beaux-Arts building designed by Cass Gilbert and opened in 1920, Union Station is the main train station in the city. The large waiting room with its 10-meter high ceiling is particularly notable. Downtown New Haven is compact enough to be easily explored on foot while its transport system includes regional and commuter trains as well as local buses. Amenities at New Haven Union Station include taxi ranks, car parking with bicycle storage, and charging points for electric vehicles, car hire desks, a ride-share system, restrooms, public payphones, ATMs, ticket offices and ticket machines, vending machines selling drinks and snacks, and a small selection of kiosks selling food and newspapers. Please note: there is no WiFi at the station. All areas of the station including the ticket office, waiting room, water fountains, and platforms have step-free access via elevators and ramps for passengers with limited mobility. There are adapted restrooms and payphones, wheelchairs can be borrowed, and further individual assistance can be requested if required.
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