New York City to Boston train

Cheap train tickets from New York City to Boston

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Cheapest

44

Average

119

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.

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05:07PMPenn Station4h22 09:29PMBack Bay Station, MA
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441One-way
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07:50PMPenn Station4h20 12:10AMBack Bay Station, MA
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441One-way
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07:50PMPenn Station4h25 12:15AMSouth Station
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441One-way
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05:07PMPenn Station4h29 09:36PMSouth Station
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441One-way
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03:30PMPenn Station4h32 08:02PMSouth Station
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441One-way

Train schedule from New York City to Boston

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02:40AMPenn Station5h18 07:58AMSouth Station
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02:40AMPenn Station5h13 07:53AMBack Bay Station, MA
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06:15AMPenn Station3h43 09:58AMBack Bay Station, MA
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06:15AMPenn Station3h48 10:03AMSouth Station
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06:50AMPenn Station4h20 11:10AMSouth Station
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06:50AMPenn Station4h15 11:05AMBack Bay Station, MA
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08:00AMPenn Station3h39 11:39AMSouth Station
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08:00AMPenn Station3h33 11:33AMBack Bay Station, MA
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09:00AMPenn Station3h39 12:39PMBack Bay Station, MA
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09:00AMPenn Station3h45 12:45PMSouth Station
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10:03AMPenn Station3h42 01:45PMSouth Station
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10:03AMPenn Station3h36 01:39PMBack Bay Station, MA
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11:00AMPenn Station4h13 03:13PMBack Bay Station, MA
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11:00AMPenn Station4h18 03:18PMSouth Station
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11:20AMPenn Station9h04 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
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11:20AMPenn Station9h12 08:32PMSouth Station
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12:30PMPenn Station4h08 04:38PMSouth Station
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12:30PMPenn Station3h58 04:28PMBack Bay Station, MA
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01:03PMPenn Station3h53 04:56PMSouth Station
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01:03PMPenn Station3h48 04:51PMBack Bay Station, MA
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02:00PMPenn Station4h23 06:23PMBack Bay Station, MA
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02:00PMPenn Station4h30 06:30PMSouth Station
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03:00PMPenn Station3h36 06:36PMBack Bay Station, MA
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03:00PMPenn Station3h43 06:43PMSouth Station
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03:30PMPenn Station4h32 08:02PMSouth Station
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03:30PMPenn Station4h24 07:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
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05:00PMPenn Station3h49 08:49PMSouth Station
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05:00PMPenn Station3h44 08:44PMBack Bay Station, MA
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05:07PMPenn Station4h22 09:29PMBack Bay Station, MA
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05:07PMPenn Station4h29 09:36PMSouth Station
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05:38PMPenn Station4h16 09:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
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05:38PMPenn Station4h24 10:02PMSouth Station
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06:00PMPenn Station3h45 09:45PMSouth Station
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06:00PMPenn Station3h40 09:40PMBack Bay Station, MA
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07:00PMPenn Station3h42 10:42PMBack Bay Station, MA
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07:00PMPenn Station3h47 10:47PMSouth Station
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07:50PMPenn Station4h20 12:10AMBack Bay Station, MA
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07:50PMPenn Station4h25 12:15AMSouth Station
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Fastest train times from New York City to Boston

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Fastest Journey

3 h 33 m

Average

4 h 20 m

Trains per day

38

Distance

306 km

Of the 38 trains that leave New York City for Boston every day 36 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:00AMPenn Station3h33 11:33AMBack Bay Station, MA
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1641One-way
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03:00PMPenn Station3h36 06:36PMBack Bay Station, MA
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1641One-way
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10:03AMPenn Station3h36 01:39PMBack Bay Station, MA
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1641One-way
09:00AMPenn Station3h39 12:39PMBack Bay Station, MA
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1641One-way
08:00AMPenn Station3h39 11:39AMSouth Station
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1641One-way

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Overview: Train from New York City to Boston

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€33)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from New York City to Boston cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 11 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€33).

Train companies: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from New York City to Boston trains

Find the best trains between New York City and Boston with Omio's travel partners Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from $34 (€33). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between New York City and Boston, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from New York City to Boston train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 28 min
  • Average Price: $34
  • Amtrak frequency: 8 a day

Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed train service operating services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting major cities like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston. Acela trains are the fastest in the United States and can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). When booking an Acela train from New York City to Boston, you can choose between Business Class and First Class. Although each class offers different levels of services and accommodations, amenities in both classes include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables, large tray tables, and spacious and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

Train information from New York City to Boston with Amtrak Acela:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 46 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from New York City to Boston

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Boston 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 New York City to Boston.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap New York City to Boston trains for as little as $34 (€33)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $34 (€33)  for a train ticket between New York City and Boston.
The New York City to Boston train distance is approximately 189 miles (305 km).
On average the New York City to Boston train travel time is 4 h 11 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When taking a train from New York City to Boston, you can count on Amtrak or Amtrak for the best way to get you to Boston. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from New York City to Boston and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are direct trains to Boston from 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 purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
You can take the earliest train from New York City to Boston at 6: 40 AM   or take the last train from New York City to Boston leaving at 11: 30 PM. Look for the latest New York City to Boston train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you book a train ticket from New York City to Boston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€33) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between New York City and Boston are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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