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New York, NY to Boston, MA by train

The journey from New York, NY to Boston, MA by train is 306.18 km and takes 4 hrs 37 mins. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:01 a.m. and the last at 11:40 p.m.. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Boston, MA by train for as little as $29.41 or as much as $368.06. The best price for this journey is $29.41.

Lowest Price$29.41
Journey Duration4 hrs 37 mins
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$29.41
Highest Price$368.06
First Departure12:01 a.m.
Last Departure11:40 p.m.
Distance306.18 km
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalBoston, MA
CarriersAmtrak

New York, NY to Boston, MA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

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How much do train tickets from New York, NY to Boston, MA cost?

The cheapest train tickets from New York, NY to Boston, MA cost $29.41. On average, you can expect to spend around $146.46 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from New York, NY to Boston, MA.
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On average, a train ticket from New York, NY to Boston, MA will cost you $146.46. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from New York, NY to Boston, MA take by train?

The journey between New York, NY and Boston, MA by train is approximately 306.18 km. It will take you more or less 4 hrs 37 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between New York, NY and Boston, MA by train usually takes 4 hrs 37 mins to cover a distance of 306.18 km. The shortest journey from New York, NY to Boston, MA will take you 3 hrs 36 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Boston, MA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

Which stations can I use on the New York, NY to Boston, MA route?

You will be able to leave New York, NY by using stations such as LaGuardia Airport (LGA),New York Port Authority,John F. Kennedy International Airport, JFK,New York Penn Station,Newark Liberty Airport Station. These connect you to stations including Boston, South Station,Boston MA - Back Bay Station (BBY),Boston MA - North Station (BON),Newton, Riverside Station in Boston, MA. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in New York, NY or in Boston, MA, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from New York, NY to Boston, MA?

The route from New York, NY to Boston, MA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from New York, NY 9 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from New York, NY to Boston, MA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 9 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from New York, NY to Boston, MA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Boston, MA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY to Boston, MA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from New York, NY to Boston, MA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.31 to $207.23 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Boston, MA

The cheapest New York, NY - Boston, MA train tickets can be found for as low as $51.47 if you’re lucky, or $100.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $139.35.

Find the best day to travel to Boston, MA by train

When travelling to Boston, MA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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New York, NY to Boston, MA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
21.43kg
Bus
22.96kg
Flight
61.24kg
Car
48.99kg
What are the CO2 emissions from New York, NY to Boston, MA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between New York, NY and Boston, MA are 21.43kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between New York, NY and Boston, MA? By taking the train between New York, NY and Boston, MA you will save 39.81kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.53kg compared to a bus and 27.56kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from New York, NY to Boston, MA?
A train ticket from New York, NY to Boston, MA is $146.46. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $29.41.
What's the cheapest train ticket from New York, NY to Boston, MA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Boston, MA is $29.41. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between New York, NY and Boston, MA by train?
New York, NY to Boston, MA is 306.18 km.
How long does the train between New York, NY and Boston, MA take?
New York, NY to Boston, MA is on average 4 hrs 37 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 36 mins.
How many train connections per day go from New York, NY to Boston, MA?
New York, NY to Boston, MA has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from New York, NY to Boston, MA leave?
The earliest train from New York, NY to Boston, MA departs at 12:01 a.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from New York, NY to Boston, MA depart?
The latest train from New York, NY to Boston, MA departs at 11:40 p.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from New York, NY to Boston, MA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $29.41 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from New York, NY to Boston, MA?
There are on average 9 direct connection(s) from New York, NY to go to Boston, MA.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Boston, MA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between New York, NY and Boston, MA is 3 hrs 36 mins.
Is there a direct train from New York, NY to Boston, MA?
Yes, there is a direct train between New York, NY and Boston, MA.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Boston, MA by train?
The train journey from New York, NY to Boston, MA creates 21.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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