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Trains from Boston to Niagara Falls

It takes a train from Boston to Niagara Falls approximately 13 hours 30 minutes to cover the 409 miles between the two destinations. While there are no direct trains from Boston to Niagara Falls, indirect routes begin their journey at Boston South station, traveling through Buffalo Depew Station, where passengers will change services, before arriving at Niagara Falls. The route is gaining popularity, with most companies reporting an increase in passenger numbers over the past few years. Travelers can enjoy scenic features of the beautiful countryside as the train from Boston to Niagara Falls travels at speeds of up to 150mph (250 kph). Passengers can expect two departures per day from Boston to Niagara Falls to choose from.

Which train companies travel from Boston to Niagara Falls?

Two major train companies operate along the Boston to Niagara route. These companies are Amtrak and Amtrak Maple Leaf. Amtrak Maple Leaf has the highest number of connections between Boston and Niagara Falls. Amtrak train company also serves the route at least once per day. If a traveler is looking to reach Niagara in the quickest time possible, they should opt for one of the Amtrak Maple Leaf services. These train can cover the distance in just nine hours and 18 minutes.

How long is the train ride from Boston to Niagara Falls?

The journey time from Boston to Niagara Falls varies depending on several factors. Namely, the service chosen and the wait time when changing services at Buffalo. Passengers can expect to spend 13 hours 30 minutes traveling from Boston to Niagara Falls. The initial connection from Boston to Buffalo takes just 3 hours. Once passengers board the second leg of the journey, the train takes ten hours and 30 minutes. The fastest connection between the two destinations is the Amtrak Maple Leaf service which can take just nine hours 18 minutes to arrive at Niagara Falls.

How many trains are there from Boston to Niagara Falls?

There are at least two daily trains from Boston to Niagara Falls. For example, on a typical weekday, the first train leaves Boston early in the morning and is expected to arrive at Niagara Falls before noon. The other train leaves Niagara late evening and is expected to arrive at Niagara Falls at the early hours of the following day, traveling through the night. But, occasionally, there is only a one-morning train from Boston to Niagara Falls. If a passenger is looking to spend their weekend in Niagara Falls, then they can catch the only weekend train departing from New York to Niagara Falls early in the morning.

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

Departure station: Services traveling from Boston to Niagara Falls begin their journey at Boston South Station. The station is located on 700 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02110. It is a part of the South Station complex and the second busiest transportation center in New England. The station is a walking distance from the city center. It is located on the MBTA rapid transit Red Line and bus rapid transit Silver Line, Summers Street, Downtown, Boston making it very accessible from across the city. Facilities at Boston South Station include ATM services, elevators, restrooms, Quik-Trak kiosks, ticket sales offices, vending machines, and payphones. Passengers traveling with luggage that they need to check must arrive at the station at least 45 minutes before their departure. Passengers with no baggage can arrive just half an hour before their scheduled departure time.

Arrival station: Passengers will end their journey from Boston to Niagara Falls at Niagara Falls Station in Ontario, Canada. The station is located only two blocks from downtown. Passengers can either walk or use the services of a taxi from town to the station. The station normally opens 60 minutes before the arrival of a train and remains open for another 30 minutes once the train departs. Once the station closes, the ticket counter is replaced by a self-service kiosk. Passengers can purchase their tickets through this kiosk or their phones. The station is unstaffed, but passengers can gain access to free unsupervised parking, which can either be long term or shorter depending on a traveler's needs. Travelers also have access to free washrooms. Wheelchairs and wheelchair assistance are available at the station, though the station needs at least 48 hours notice. It is also important to note that the station has no lockers and no baggage storage. The station has a telephone, a waiting room, and washroom services. Other facilities that a passenger can make use of at the station include the free restrooms, payphones, bike lockers, ATM services, newspaper stands, vending machines, and information kiosks. The station has no WiFi.

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Trains from Boston to Niagara Falls, NY
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FAQs
How far is Niagara Falls, NY from Boston by train?
The distance from Boston to Niagara Falls, NY by train is approximately 408 miles (658 km).
How long is a train to Niagara Falls, NY from Boston on average?
While the time it takes to travel 408 miles (658 km) from Boston to Niagara Falls, NY can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Boston to Niagara Falls, NY train journey time is on average 15 h 51 min.
What time is the earliest train from Boston to Niagara Falls, NY? What time is the last train from Boston to Niagara Falls, NY?
You can take the earliest train from Boston to Niagara Falls, NY at 10: 35 AM   or take the last train from Boston to Niagara Falls, NY leaving at 12: 15 PM. Look for the latest Boston to Niagara Falls, NY train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.