The cheapest trains from Boston to Springfield, MA

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$26

Average

$62

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 Springfield, MA will cost around $ 62 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

Cheapest
12:57PMBack Bay Station, MA2h21 03:18PMUnion Station
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$261One-way
Cheapest
12:50PMSouth Station2h28 03:18PMUnion Station
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$261One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:45PMBack Bay Station, MA4h37 11:22PMUnion Station
1 changes
$711One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:40PMSouth Station4h42 11:22PMUnion Station
1 changes
$711One-way
01:45PMBack Bay Station, MA4h39 06:24PMUnion Station
1 changes
$911One-way

Timetable Boston to Springfield, MA

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12:50PMSouth Station2h28 03:18PMUnion Station
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12:57PMBack Bay Station, MA2h21 03:18PMUnion Station
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01:40PMSouth Station4h44 06:24PMUnion Station
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01:45PMBack Bay Station, MA4h39 06:24PMUnion Station
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06:40PMSouth Station4h42 11:22PMUnion Station
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06:45PMBack Bay Station, MA4h37 11:22PMUnion Station
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Fri
Sep 24
$26Amtrak
$20Greyhound
Sat
Sep 25
$26Amtrak
$17Greyhound
Sun
Sep 26
$26Amtrak
$19Greyhound
Tue
Sep 28
$10Amtrak
$15Greyhound
Thu
Sep 30
$10Amtrak
$13Greyhound
Fri
Oct 1
$10Amtrak
$18Greyhound
Sat
Oct 2
$10Amtrak
$14Greyhound
Sun
Oct 3
$10Amtrak
$17Greyhound
Wed
Oct 6
$10Amtrak
$13Greyhound

The fastest trains from Boston to Springfield, MA

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 21 m

Average

3 h 55 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

129 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Boston for Springfield, MA every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 129 km distance in an average of 3 h 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 21 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 44 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
12:57PMBack Bay Station, MA2h21 03:18PMUnion Station
0 changes
$261One-way
2nd Fastest
12:50PMSouth Station2h28 03:18PMUnion Station
0 changes
$261One-way
06:45PMBack Bay Station, MA4h37 11:22PMUnion Station
1 changes
$711One-way
01:45PMBack Bay Station, MA4h39 06:24PMUnion Station
1 changes
$911One-way
06:40PMSouth Station4h42 11:22PMUnion Station
1 changes
$711One-way

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Train Information to Springfield, MA from Boston

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€14)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Boston to Springfield, MA cover the 80 miles (129 km) long route taking on average 2 h 21 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $10 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $18 (€14).

Trains from Boston to Springfield

The cities of Boston and Springfield are separated by a distance of about 80 miles (128 kilometers). Boston is the capital city and most populous on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the US. Springfield is a popular city in the state of Missouri, Greene county. The average duration of a train from Boston to Springfield is approximately 4 hours and 25 minutes. However, duration of travel depends on the number and length of stops. The fastest train from Boston to Springfield takes about 2 hours and 21 minutes. There are about 13 trains trips from Boston to Springfield daily.

Which train companies travel from Boston to Springfield?

There are several train companies scheduling trips from Boston to Springfield, including Amtrak, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited, and Amtrak Northeast Regional. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited, and Amtrak Northeast Regional are subsidiaries of Amtrak. Amtrak provides a majority of the scheduled departures between Boston to Springfield, usually operating about 10 trips every day, with two of these being direct trips. Both Amtrak Lake Shore Limited and Amtrak Northeast Regional Amtrak offer about two trains en route to Springfield daily.

How long is the train ride from Boston to Springfield?

The time taken to cover the 80 miles between Boston and Springfield varies depending on the service taken. The average duration for a train from Boston to Springfield is about four hours and 25 minutes. With both connecting and direct trains available, the duration of the journey depends on the number and time spent at each stop. A direct train might have stops en-route to Springfield, but travelers will not need to switch trains. Amtrak provides express schedule options between the two cities taking as little as 2 hours and 21 minutes. Where stops and required, they may take between 30 minutes and 1 hour, increasing the journey time. Depending on the carrier policy, travelers might require to transfer their luggage from one train to another at the connecting point. The longest duration of a train from Boston to Springfield, including transfers, is around four hours and 51 minutes.

How many trains are there from Boston to Springfield?

There are 13 trains from Boston to Springfield daily. Amtrak offers the majority of the daily schedules on this route, offering 10 trips from Boston to Springfield daily. Eight of these train trips are connecting trips while two are direct trips. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited provides two train schedules to Springfield, while Amtrak Northeast Regional also offers two daily train schedules on this route. The first train from Boston to Springfield departs at 6.00 a.m. and the last leaves at 1:00 p.m. For travelers who prefer to travel on weekends, there are at least 10 trains from Boston to Springfield per day, although it might be a bit more expensive. Typically, there about a hundred trains from Boston to Springfield weekly.

What are the departure and arrival train station for trains from Boston to Springfield?

Departure station: The departure station for trains from Boston to Springfield is Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St. This is the main train station in the city, but some trains also depart from South Station. Back Bay Station is located close to the Boston city center less than a mile south of Copley Square. The station runs secondary intercity Amtrak trains to Springfield and other surrounding cities. Bus transit provides the quickest way to get to the station from the city center. Buses take less than ten minutes, depending on traffic. Taxis are also available, especially for travelers with heavy luggage. South station is located at the northern station terminus of the busy Northeast corridor unique for its gently curving façade and eagle-topped clock. Some of the services available at the station includes payphones, ATM machines, restaurants, Quik-Trak kiosks, elevators, and vending machines. Traveler's assistance services are available for those with limited mobility.

Arrival station: The train from Boston to Springfield will arrive at the Union Station Transportation Center. The station is an architectural beauty from the floors to the artifacts and artwork on the walls, with large windows and high ceilings. It is located at a ten minute walking distance from the city center. The large central waiting room offers ample space for travelers waiting for trains or buses. Free public WiFi is also available in the main waiting room. There are also available 377 parking spaces for travelers with cars. An intercity bus waiting area is available in the Union Station's main hall, where travelers can quickly board a bus to the city. Other facilities available at the station include; accessible restrooms, ticket sales office, and Quik-Trak kiosks. Unaccompanied child travel is allowed at this station.

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Springfield, MA from Boston cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Boston to Springfield, MA for as low as $10 (€8)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Springfield, MA from Boston?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Boston to Springfield, MA train price to come in at an average of $18 (€14)  one way.
What is the distance from Boston to Springfield, MA by train?
You should expect to travel around 80 miles (129 km)  from Boston to Springfield, MA by train.
How long is a train from Boston to Springfield, MA on average?
On average the Boston to Springfield, MA train travel time is 2 h 21 min  for the 80 miles (129 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Boston to Springfield, MA?
The earliest train departing from Boston to Springfield, MA leaves at 4: 57 PM. The last train departing from Boston to Springfield, MA leaves at 4: 57 PM. You can find the latest Boston to Springfield, MA train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Boston to Springfield, MA to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Boston to Springfield, MA is on average $18 (€14) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Springfield, MA from Boston available a few months in advance.