Cheap train tickets from Boston to New York City

Showing times and prices for Dec 6

Cheapest

$91

Average

$146

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 York City will cost around $ 146 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 91.

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09:36PMBack Bay Station, MA4h58 02:34AMPenn Station
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$911One-way
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03:26PMBack Bay Station, MA4h02 07:28PMPenn Station
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$911One-way
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09:30PMSouth Station5h04 02:34AMPenn Station
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$911One-way
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03:20PMSouth Station4h08 07:28PMPenn Station
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$911One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:35PMSouth Station4h29 10:04PMPenn Station
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$1071One-way

Train schedule from Boston to New York City

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06:00AMSouth Station3h47 09:47AMPenn Station
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06:06AMBack Bay Station, MA3h41 09:47AMPenn Station
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06:10AMSouth Station4h12 10:22AMPenn Station
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06:15AMBack Bay Station, MA4h07 10:22AMPenn Station
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07:15AMSouth Station3h32 10:47AMPenn Station
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07:20AMBack Bay Station, MA3h27 10:47AMPenn Station
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08:15AMSouth Station4h07 12:22PMPenn Station
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08:21AMBack Bay Station, MA4h01 12:22PMPenn Station
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09:10AMSouth Station3h40 12:50PMPenn Station
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09:15AMBack Bay Station, MA3h35 12:50PMPenn Station
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09:20AMSouth Station4h27 01:47PMPenn Station
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09:26AMBack Bay Station, MA4h21 01:47PMPenn Station
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11:05AMSouth Station3h44 02:49PMPenn Station
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11:10AMSouth Station4h12 03:22PMPenn Station
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11:11AMBack Bay Station, MA3h38 02:49PMPenn Station
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11:16AMBack Bay Station, MA4h06 03:22PMPenn Station
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01:50PMSouth Station4h20 06:10PMPenn Station
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01:56PMBack Bay Station, MA4h14 06:10PMPenn Station
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02:00PMSouth Station3h48 05:48PMPenn Station
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02:06PMBack Bay Station, MA3h42 05:48PMPenn Station
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03:20PMSouth Station4h08 07:28PMPenn Station
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03:26PMBack Bay Station, MA4h02 07:28PMPenn Station
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04:15PMSouth Station3h45 08:00PMPenn Station
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04:20PMBack Bay Station, MA3h40 08:00PMPenn Station
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05:35PMSouth Station4h29 10:04PMPenn Station
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05:40PMBack Bay Station, MA4h24 10:04PMPenn Station
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06:45PMSouth Station4h10 10:55PMPenn Station
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06:51PMBack Bay Station, MA4h04 10:55PMPenn Station
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09:30PMSouth Station5h04 02:34AMPenn Station
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09:36PMBack Bay Station, MA4h58 02:34AMPenn Station
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Fastest train times from Boston to New York City

Showing times and prices for Dec 6

Fastest Journey

3 h 27 m

Average

4 h 2 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

306 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Boston for New York City every day 30 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 306 km distance in an average of 4 h 2 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 27 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 4 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
07:20AMBack Bay Station, MA3h27 10:47AMPenn Station
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$2371One-way
2nd Fastest
07:15AMSouth Station3h32 10:47AMPenn Station
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$2371One-way
09:15AMBack Bay Station, MA3h35 12:50PMPenn Station
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$2111One-way
11:11AMBack Bay Station, MA3h38 02:49PMPenn Station
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$1601One-way
09:10AMSouth Station3h40 12:50PMPenn Station
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$2111One-way

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Train Information from Boston to New York City

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$66 (€55)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Boston to New York City cover the 189 miles (305 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 6 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 route costs around $66 (€55), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $66 (€55).

Train companies

Amtrak trains between Boston and New York City

Travel from Boston to New York City from $66 (€55) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Amtrak

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 New York City.

  • Average Price: $66

Amtrak has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Boston and New York City:

  • 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).

Travel Tips

Trains from Boston to New York City
Travel by train to New York City 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 New York City.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Boston to New York City?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to New York City from Boston for the next 7 days starting from $66 (€55)  one way.
How much is a train ticket between Boston and New York City?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Boston to New York City train price to come in at an average of $66 (€55)  one way.
How many miles is it from Boston to New York City by train?
You should expect to travel around 189 miles (305 km)  from Boston to New York City by train.
How long is the train ride to New York City from Boston?
On average the Boston to New York City train travel time is 4 h 6 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies should I travel with from Boston to New York City?
If you're looking for trains from Boston to New York City, you can rely on Amtrak or Amtrak to get you to New York City. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Boston to New York City journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I purchase a direct train from Boston to New York City?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Boston to New York City, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Amtrak or Amtrak  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to New York City from Boston?
The average number of trains departing Boston for New York City is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Boston to New York City? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Boston to New York City at 2: 26 PM. The last train from Boston to New York City that you can take departs at 11: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Boston to New York City schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I purchase the Boston to New York City train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Boston to New York City within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $66 (€55) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Boston to New York City a few months in advance.