The cheapest trains from Boston to Newark, NJ

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Cheapest

$79

Average

$125

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 Newark, NJ will cost around $ 125 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 79.

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03:20PMSouth Station4h37 07:57PMNewark Penn Station
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$791One-way
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05:35PMSouth Station4h58 10:33PMNewark Penn Station
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09:30PMSouth Station6h05 03:35AMNewark Penn Station
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$791One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:20PMSouth Station4h42 08:02PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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$881One-way
08:15AMSouth Station4h36 12:51PMNewark Penn Station
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$1071One-way

Timetable Boston to Newark, NJ

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06:00AMSouth Station5h16 11:16AMNewark Penn Station
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06:00AMSouth Station4h13 10:13AMNewark Penn Station
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06:10AMSouth Station4h41 10:51AMNewark Penn Station
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07:15AMSouth Station4h02 11:17AMNewark Penn Station
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08:15AMSouth Station4h36 12:51PMNewark Penn Station
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08:15AMSouth Station4h41 12:56PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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09:10AMSouth Station6h25 03:35PMNewark Penn Station
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09:10AMSouth Station4h07 01:17PMNewark Penn Station
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09:10AMSouth Station5h22 02:32PMNewark Penn Station
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09:20AMSouth Station4h58 02:18PMNewark Penn Station
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11:05AMSouth Station4h08 03:13PMNewark Penn Station
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11:10AMSouth Station4h41 03:51PMNewark Penn Station
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11:10AMSouth Station4h47 03:57PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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01:50PMSouth Station4h50 06:40PMNewark Penn Station
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01:50PMSouth Station4h56 06:46PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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02:00PMSouth Station4h13 06:13PMNewark Penn Station
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03:20PMSouth Station4h42 08:02PMNewark Airport Amtrak
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03:20PMSouth Station4h37 07:57PMNewark Penn Station
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04:15PMSouth Station4h11 08:26PMNewark Penn Station
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05:35PMSouth Station4h58 10:33PMNewark Penn Station
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09:30PMSouth Station6h05 03:35AMNewark Penn Station
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The fastest trains from Boston to Newark, NJ

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

4 h 2 m

Average

4 h 47 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

316 km

Of the 21 trains that leave Boston for Newark, NJ every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 316 km distance in an average of 4 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 2 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 25 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.

Fastest
07:15AMSouth Station4h02 11:17AMNewark Penn Station
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$1191One-way
2nd Fastest
09:10AMSouth Station4h07 01:17PMNewark Penn Station
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$1601One-way
11:05AMSouth Station4h08 03:13PMNewark Penn Station
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$1601One-way
04:15PMSouth Station4h11 08:26PMNewark Penn Station
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$1601One-way
02:00PMSouth Station4h13 06:13PMNewark Penn Station
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$1851One-way

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Train Information to Newark, NJ from Boston

distanceDistance195 miles (315 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Boston to Newark, NJ cover the 195 miles (315 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 36 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $54 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€26).

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Amtrak trains between Boston and Newark, NJ

Find the best trains from Boston to Newark, NJ with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $32 (€26). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Boston and Newark, NJ.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Amtrak from Boston to Newark, NJ for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Amtrak train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Boston to Newark, NJ train with Amtrak (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Boston - Newark, NJ journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Boston to Newark, NJ by train is 195 miles (315 km). You can book tickets for this Amtrak train for as low as $32 (€26) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Amtrak tickets between Boston and Newark, NJ in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Amtrak Boston - Newark, NJ train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Amtrak's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Boston to Newark, NJ are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Trains from Boston to Newark

Newark is a city in New Jersey and is home to the famed New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The facility hosts dance performances, massive concerts, and other shows. Other key attractions in the city include Branch Brook Park and the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart that was constructed decades ago. Newark is 196 miles away from Boston. Trains from Boston to Newark depart from Back Bay Station and South Station and arrive at Newark Penn Station. The quickest train from Boston to Newark takes 3 hours and 52 minutes and departs from Back Bay Station. The fastest train from South Station arrives in Newark 3 hours and 58 minutes later. A total of 40 trips depart from Boston to Newark every weekday. The journeys are slightly fewer during weekends. Half of the trips come from Back Bay station while the rest come from South Station. The trains are available throughout the day.

Which train companies travel from Boston to Newark?

Amtrak Railway Company offers trains from Boston to Newark. Its trains operate from Back Bay station and South Station in Boston and arrive at Newark Penn Station in Newark.

How long is the train ride from Boston to Newark?

The distance between Boston and Newark is 196 miles (315 kilometers). The fastest train from Boston to Newark takes 3 hours and 52 minutes to arrive at its destination and departs from Back Bay Station. Passengers coming from South Station can board the quickest train from Boston to Newark, which takes 3 hours and 58 minutes to arrive at Newark Penn Station.

How many trains are there from Boston to Newark?

Amtrak offers 20 trains from Back Bay Station and 20 more from South Station every weekday. It operates About 270 trains rides from Boston to Newark every week. The rides are slightly fewer on Saturdays and Sundays. Trips are available throughout the day from morning to evening. The first train from Boston to Newark departs from South Station at 5:00 a.m. Its counterpart leaves Back Bay station five minutes later. The last train heading for Newark leaves Back Bay Station at around 9:30 p.m. while the last ride from South Station departs six minutes earlier.

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

Departure station: Back Bay Train Station is an intermodal passenger station located in the Back Bay neighborhood some 2 miles (3 kilometers) away from Downtown Boston. Public transportation to and from the station is present. Passengers can board a bus from downtown Boston and reach the train station in seven minutes. Those who choose to walk can cover the distance in 26 minutes. Over 600,000 passengers pass through Back Bay Train Station annually, making it one of the busiest Amtrak stations in the country. Parking spaces are available in an adjacent private garage. The waiting room, ticket office, and restrooms are all accessible. Other facilities in the station include ATM services, vending machines, payphones, and Quik-Trak kiosks. South Station is New England's busiest train hub. Over 25,000 passengers use the station every weekday. Amtrak Railway Company handles over 1.5 million passengers every year. Public transportation to and from the city center is available via buses, but walking is more convenient since the station sits less than half a mile (0.8 kilometers) from Downtown Boston. Travelers who choose to walk can cover the distance in six minutes. Amtrak WiFi connection is available throughout the station. Other vital amenities include elevators, payphones, ATM services, and a Metropolitan Lounge. Persons with limited mobility will find the station easily accessible. It features a high platform and dedicated parking spaces. The waiting room, ticket office, and restrooms are also accessible.

Arrival station: Newark Penn Station receives over 650,000 passengers annually and is the seventh busiest railway station operating in the North American region. A walk to and from the city center will take only nine minutes since the station is just over half a mile (0.8 kilometers) away from the city center. Passengers riding a bus from the station to the city or vice versa will cover the entire distance in just a minute. The station provides bag storage, and visitors can request for assistance with their baggage from the station staff. Essential facilities in the station include payphones, ATM services, vending machines, and Quik-Trak kiosks. People with limited mobility can access facilities in Newark Penn Station with ease, including the waiting room, ticket office, water fountain, and toilets. Dedicated parking spaces are also present, and passengers can request a wheelchair if necessary. Passengers who need any special assistance are advised to arrive at the station 45 minutes before the departure time.

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Trains from Boston to Newark, NJ
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Boston and Newark, NJ cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Boston to Newark, NJ to cost as little as $32 (€26)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Newark, NJ from Boston?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Boston to Newark, NJ train to cost on average $54 (€43)  one way.
What is the distance to Newark, NJ from Boston by train?
The Boston to Newark, NJ train distance is approximately 195 miles (315 km).
How long is a train between Boston and Newark, NJ on average?
On average the Boston to Newark, NJ train time is 4 h 36 min  covering the 195 miles (315 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies can get me from Boston to Newark, NJ?
For the best Boston to Newark, NJ train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Newark, NJ from Boston to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any direct trains from Boston to Newark, NJ?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Boston to Newark, NJ with Amtrak or Amtrak, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
How many train services are there to Newark, NJ from Boston a day?
The average number of trains departing Boston for Newark, NJ is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Boston to Newark, NJ? When is the last train from Boston to Newark, NJ?
The first Boston to Newark, NJ train departs at 10: 10 AM   and the last train from Boston to Newark, NJ leaves at 9: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Boston to Newark, NJ on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book the Boston to Newark, NJ train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy a train ticket from Boston to Newark, NJ within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $54 (€43) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Boston to Newark, NJ are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.