Trenton, NJ to Boston train

Cheap train tickets from Trenton, NJ to Boston

Showing times and prices for Jul 01

Cheapest

209

Average

219

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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04:28PMTrenton Transit Center5h34 10:02PMSouth Station
0 transfers
2091One-way
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02:25PMTrenton Transit Center5h37 08:02PMSouth Station
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05:45PMTrenton Transit Center6h30 12:15AMSouth Station
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2091One-way
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06:27PMTrenton Transit Center5h43 12:10AMBack Bay Station, MA
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2091One-way
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06:27PMTrenton Transit Center5h48 12:15AMSouth Station
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2091One-way

Train schedule from Trenton, NJ to Boston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 1
12:40PMTrenton Transit Center5h43 06:23PMBack Bay Station, MA
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12:40PMTrenton Transit Center5h50 06:30PMSouth Station
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02:25PMTrenton Transit Center5h37 08:02PMSouth Station
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02:25PMTrenton Transit Center5h29 07:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
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03:51PMTrenton Transit Center5h38 09:29PMBack Bay Station, MA
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03:51PMTrenton Transit Center5h45 09:36PMSouth Station
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04:28PMTrenton Transit Center5h34 10:02PMSouth Station
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04:28PMTrenton Transit Center5h26 09:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
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05:45PMTrenton Transit Center6h30 12:15AMSouth Station
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05:45PMTrenton Transit Center6h25 12:10AMBack Bay Station, MA
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06:27PMTrenton Transit Center5h43 12:10AMBack Bay Station, MA
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06:27PMTrenton Transit Center5h48 12:15AMSouth Station
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Fastest train times from Trenton, NJ to Boston

Showing times and prices for Jul 01

Fastest Journey

5 h 26 m

Average

5 h 47 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

389 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Trenton, NJ for Boston every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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04:28PMTrenton Transit Center5h26 09:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
0 transfers
2091One-way
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02:25PMTrenton Transit Center5h29 07:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
0 transfers
2091One-way
04:28PMTrenton Transit Center5h34 10:02PMSouth Station
0 transfers
2091One-way
02:25PMTrenton Transit Center5h37 08:02PMSouth Station
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2091One-way
03:51PMTrenton Transit Center5h38 09:29PMBack Bay Station, MA
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2091One-way

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Overview: Train from Trenton, NJ to Boston

distanceDistance241 miles (389 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$140 (€127)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Trenton, NJ to Boston cover the 241 miles (389 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 19 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $46 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $140 (€127).

Train companies: Amtrak from Trenton, NJ to Boston trains

Amtrak trains will get you between Trenton, NJ and Boston from $46 (€42). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

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 Trenton, NJ and Boston, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Trenton, NJ to Boston train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 21 min
  • Average Price: $46
  • Amtrak frequency: 6 a day

Trains from Trenton to Boston

Taking a train from Trenton to Boston is one of the most relaxing ways of traveling from Trenton, the former US capital city and current capital of the state of New Jersey to Boston, one of the oldest cities in the US. Any train from Trenton to Boston covers approximately 241 miles (387 kilometers). On average, it takes the train about 6 hours to travel between the two cities. However, fast trains using the shortest routes with minimal connections take approximately 5 hours and 10 minutes.

Which train companies travel from Trenton to Boston?

Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures for any train from Trenton to Boston. The train operator has 21 trains that commuters can compare and choose from. Amtrak Northeast Regional carrier offers most of the departures, with 18 trips every day. All of these are direct connections to Boston, except for one. Commuters who want to arrive at Boston faster should consider the direct schedules offered as they are time efficient. The first train from Trenton to Boston leaves a few minutes past 12:00 a.m. while the last departs a little past 6:00 p.m.

How long is the train ride from Trenton to Boston?

The distance between Trenton and Boston is approximately 241 mile (389 kilometers) with the train taking between 5 hours and 7 hours to get to Boston. Most of these trains travel directly to Boston from Trenton but use different routes, which explains the difference in time taken by various trains. For instance, the early morning train from Trenton to Boston leaves at 12:14 a.m. It takes 7 hours and 40 minutes using the Northeast Regional route, arriving at Boston at 7:58 a.m. On the other hand, the last train leaves at 6:27 p.m. and takes 5 hours and 53 minutes, arriving at 12:20 a.m.

How many trains are there from Trenton to Boston?

There is no specific number of trains from Trenton to Boston. Amtrak varies the number of scheduled train rides based on demand. For instance, most people travel by train from Trenton to Boston on Mondays. As a result, Amtrak increases the number of trains to meet the expected increase in demand. For travelers who want to avoid crowded trains, Friday is the best day to travel, as it's the least traveled day of the week. Similarly, the carrier may reduce the number of trains covering this route when the demand is low. However, on average, there are 21 daily schedules for trains from Trenton to Boston, eighteen of which are direct journeys. During the weekends, Amtrak offers four schedules for travelers to choose from with their subsidiary, Amtrak Northeast Regional, offering up to 19 schedules for travelers to compare.

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

Departure station: Trains from Trenton to Boston depart from the Trenton transit center, located along 72S Clinton Avenue. This bright and airy station hosts passengers, retail and office buildings, imaginative art installations and much more. Like other modern stations, there is a fully functional ATM, elevator, restrooms, payphones, ticket sales office and Quik-Trak kiosks. The station also provides same-day and overnight parking for travelers. Travelers can reach the Trenton Transit center by the 127 bus or Trenton line trains.

Arrival station: Once in Boston, the train from Trenton to Boston can arrive at one of two stations. These are the Boston South Station or the Boston Back Bay Station. Travelers are advised to review the directions and location of each of the arrival terminus to identify one that is close to their final destination. Both stations are busy arrival stations in Boston with amenities that include ATMs, restrooms, retail outlets, ticket sales offices, Quik-Trak kiosks, and same-day and overnight parking. South Station is among the transfer stations on the MBTA rapid transit Red Line and Bus Rapid transit silver line, which makes it easy for commuters to reach their final destinations. Travelers can also opt to travel from the Back Bay station by bus, train or subway.

Travel Tips: Trains from Trenton, NJ to Boston

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FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Trenton, NJ to Boston trains for as little as $46 (€42)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $140 (€127)  for a train ticket between Trenton, NJ and Boston.
The distance to Boston from Trenton, NJ by train is approximately 241 miles (389 km).
The train time between Trenton, NJ and Boston is on average 5 h 19 min  for the 241 miles (389 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Boston from Trenton, NJ by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the best Trenton, NJ to Boston train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Trenton, NJ and Boston to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains from Trenton, NJ to Boston per day with Amtrak  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Trenton, NJ for Boston is 19 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Trenton, NJ to Boston train departs at 4: 40 AM   and the last train from Trenton, NJ to Boston leaves at 11: 47 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Trenton, NJ to Boston on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find trains from Trenton, NJ to Boston to cost on average $140 (€127) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Trenton, NJ to Boston train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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