Newark, DE to Boston train

Cheap train tickets from Newark, DE to Boston

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Cheapest

64

Average

97

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.

Amtrak Northeast Regional
10:26AMNewark4h52 03:18PMBoston
0 transfers
641One-way
Amtrak Northeast Regional
11:56AMNewark4h42 04:38PMBoston
0 transfers
641One-way
Amtrak Northeast Regional
01:19PMNewark5h11 06:30PMBoston
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641One-way
Amtrak Northeast Regional
03:02PMNewark5h00 08:02PMBoston
0 transfers
641One-way
Amtrak Northeast Regional
04:24PMNewark5h12 09:36PMBoston
0 transfers
641One-way

Train schedule from Newark, DE to Boston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6
Amtrak Acela
08:28AMNewark4h17 12:45PMBoston
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Amtrak Acela
09:29AMNewark4h16 01:45PMBoston
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Amtrak Northeast Regional
10:26AMNewark4h52 03:18PMBoston
0 transfers
Amtrak Northeast Regional
11:56AMNewark4h42 04:38PMBoston
0 transfers
Amtrak Acela
12:31PMNewark4h25 04:56PMBoston
0 transfers
Amtrak Northeast Regional
01:19PMNewark5h11 06:30PMBoston
0 transfers
Amtrak Acela
02:28PMNewark4h15 06:43PMBoston
0 transfers
Amtrak Northeast Regional
03:02PMNewark5h00 08:02PMBoston
0 transfers
Amtrak Northeast Regional
04:24PMNewark5h12 09:36PMBoston
0 transfers
Amtrak Acela
04:30PMNewark4h19 08:49PMBoston
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Amtrak Northeast Regional
05:05PMNewark4h57 10:02PMBoston
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Amtrak Acela
05:30PMNewark4h15 09:45PMBoston
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Amtrak Acela
06:29PMNewark4h18 10:47PMBoston
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Amtrak Northeast Regional
07:04PMNewark5h11 12:15AMBoston
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Fastest train times from Newark, DE to Boston

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Fastest Journey

4 h 15 m

Average

4 h 39 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

493 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Newark, DE for Boston every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak Acela
02:28PMNewark4h15 06:43PMBoston
0 transfers
1291One-way
Amtrak Acela
05:30PMNewark4h15 09:45PMBoston
0 transfers
1291One-way
Amtrak Acela
09:29AMNewark4h16 01:45PMBoston
0 transfers
1291One-way
Amtrak Acela
08:28AMNewark4h17 12:45PMBoston
0 transfers
1291One-way
Amtrak Acela
06:29PMNewark4h18 10:47PMBoston
0 transfers
1291One-way

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Overview: Train from Newark, DE to Boston

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$142 (€131)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak Northeast Regional or Amtrak Acela

Trains from Newark, DE to Boston cover the 306 miles (493 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 57 min with our travel partners like Amtrak Northeast Regional or Amtrak Acela. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $35 (€32), but the average price of train tickets is $142 (€131).

Train providers: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from Newark, DE to Boston trains

Find the best trains to Boston from Newark, DE with Omio's travel partners Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from $35 (€32). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Amtrak
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 to Boston from Newark, DE, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Newark, DE to Boston train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 59 min
  • Average Price: $35
  • Amtrak frequency: 7 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 Newark, DE 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.

Amtrak Acela from Newark, DE to Boston train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 17 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 6 a day

Trains from Newark to Boston

Trains from Newark, Delaware, to Boston, go from Newark station to Boston South Station. Both cities are in New England in the north-eastern corner of the United States and lie around 350 miles (563 kilometers) apart. Typically, trains do not run between the two cities during the week, with the service provided the vast majority of the time only at weekends. On Saturday and Sunday there are usually two trains between the cities. There is no direct train from Newark to Boston, although none of the journeys require passengers to change trains more than once. This makes the journey a straightforward one, even if it is important to know in advance which train travelers intend to catch.

Which train companies travel from Newark to Boston?

Amtrak is the service provider for the train from Newark to Boston. All trains between the two cities run on different parts of Amtrak's Northeast Regional line. This is the busiest of Amtrak's routes, and carries around nine million passengers every year, running along the Northeast Corridor from Boston to Washington, D.C. The trains on the line are reservation only, so it's important to book ahead. The line is served by Amfleet I passenger cars, which were built in the 1970s. But they are comfortable trains, with each service equipped with a café car, where passengers can buy food and drink, Business Class seating, and 'quiet classes', where passengers can book seats if they want to sit away from the noisiest passengers on the train.

How long is the train ride from Newark to Boston?

As the crow flies, the journey between the two cities is around 350 miles (563 kilometers), although there are no direct trains between the two cities. The train journey from Newark to Boston typically takes around seven and a half hours, independent of where passengers change trains in the middle. Passengers can either change in Wilmington, Delaware, or at Penn Station in New York. Both stopovers are around an hour in length, so passengers have time to buy a snack or a coffee. Getting to Wilmington can be a little more convenient, as the first leg of the journey is only 11 minutes, so passengers can really settle into the six hour-long second leg. Because there are no overnight trains, passengers only have a choice between reserved coach tickets or Business Class tickets.

How many trains are there from Newark to Boston?

Usually, trains from Newark to Boston only run at weekends, with only the occasional train on a weekday. On Saturday and Sunday, however, there are almost always two trains per day. The first departs at around 9:45 a.m., and then heads on to Wilmington, where passengers have an hour to wait in the state capital. The second leg of the journey carries on to Boston, arriving at around half past six in the evening. The second train of the day leaves mid-afternoon, around 3:45 p.m. Passengers travel on for 2 hours to Penn Station in New York, where they have a 1 hour and 15-minute wait. At 7:00 p.m. the second leg of the journey departs from NYC, arriving in at Boston South Station at 11:30 p.m. Trains can often be busy, so it's worth booking in advance for the train from Newark to Boston.

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

Departure station: The train from Newark to Boston departs from Newark Station. The station lies south of the center of Newark, and a few hundred meters from the University of Delaware's campus. It is on Cecil Transit's 4 and 5 bus lines, as well as the UNICITY lines N1 and N2. There is a large amount of parking space available at Newark Station for passengers, as well as a small station house for sheltering from the rain. The station itself is of some architectural significance, having been restored to its original design in the 1980s.

Arrival station: Boston South Station lies to the south of the center of the city of Boston but is relatively close to the historic center. The station is served by the Red and Silver lines of the Boston metro, as well as regional and inner-city bus services, which are provided by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). South Station has plenty of shopping opportunities for those just arriving in the city, including Barbara's Bookstore, KaBloom - a local florist - and Lovepop, where customers can get custom cards cut. Food options include Au Bon Pain, which is good for a coffee and a pastry, and Dunkin' Donuts, where passengers can pick up something sweeter.

Travel Tips: Trains from Newark, DE to Boston

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FAQs
Train tickets to Boston from Newark, DE for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $35 (€32)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Newark, DE to Boston train to cost on average $142 (€131)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 306 miles (493 km)  to Boston from Newark, DE by train.
On average the Newark, DE to Boston train time is 6 h 57 min  covering the 306 miles (493 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the best Newark, DE to Boston train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak Northeast Regional or Amtrak Acela. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Newark, DE and Boston to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Newark, DE for Boston is 23 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Newark, DE to Boston leaves at 1: 34 PM. The last train departing from Newark, DE to Boston leaves at 6: 39 PM. You can find the latest Newark, DE to Boston train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Newark, DE to Boston is on average $142 (€131) if you buy 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets to Boston from Newark, DE available a few months in advance.

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