Cheap train tickets from Boston to New York City

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Cheapest

£68

Average

£110

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 £ 110 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 68.

Cheapest
21:36Back Bay Station, MA4h58 02:34Penn Station
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£681One-way
Cheapest
21:30South Station5h04 02:34Penn Station
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£681One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:45Back Bay Station, MA4h07 22:52Penn Station
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£791One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:40South Station4h12 22:52Penn Station
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£791One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:25South Station4h25 20:50Penn Station
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£791One-way

Train schedule Boston to New York City

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06:05South Station3h47 09:52Penn Station
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06:10Back Bay Station, MA3h42 09:52Penn Station
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06:35South Station4h16 10:51Penn Station
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06:40Back Bay Station, MA4h11 10:51Penn Station
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08:05South Station3h43 11:48Penn Station
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08:10Back Bay Station, MA3h38 11:48Penn Station
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08:40South Station4h13 12:53Penn Station
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08:45Back Bay Station, MA4h08 12:53Penn Station
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09:40South Station4h11 13:51Penn Station
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09:45Back Bay Station, MA4h06 13:51Penn Station
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11:05South Station3h42 14:47Penn Station
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11:10Back Bay Station, MA3h37 14:47Penn Station
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11:40South Station4h11 15:51Penn Station
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11:45Back Bay Station, MA4h06 15:51Penn Station
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13:40South Station4h11 17:51Penn Station
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13:45Back Bay Station, MA4h06 17:51Penn Station
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16:25South Station4h25 20:50Penn Station
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16:30Back Bay Station, MA4h20 20:50Penn Station
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18:40South Station4h12 22:52Penn Station
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18:45Back Bay Station, MA4h07 22:52Penn Station
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21:30South Station5h04 02:34Penn Station
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21:36Back Bay Station, MA4h58 02:34Penn Station
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Fri
3 Dec
£79Amtrak
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£70American Airlines
Sat
4 Dec
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£70American Airlines
Sun
5 Dec
£68Amtrak
£18Flixbus
£77United
Mon
6 Dec
£80Amtrak
£14Flixbus
£58United
Tue
7 Dec
£49Amtrak
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Wed
8 Dec
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£14Flixbus
£58United
Thu
9 Dec
£49Amtrak
£14Flixbus
£38American Airlines
Fri
10 Dec
£41Amtrak
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£47American Airlines
Sat
11 Dec
£41Amtrak
£14Flixbus
£47American Airlines
Sun
12 Dec
£59Amtrak
£14Flixbus
£38American Airlines
Mon
13 Dec
£33Amtrak
£14Flixbus
£46American Airlines
Tue
14 Dec
£33Amtrak
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£46American Airlines
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15 Dec
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£46American Airlines
Thu
16 Dec
£41Amtrak
£16Flixbus
£90American Airlines
Fri
17 Dec
£41Amtrak
£26Go Buses
£149American Airlines
Sat
18 Dec
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£110American Airlines
Sun
19 Dec
£58Amtrak
£16Flixbus
£89American Airlines
Mon
20 Dec
£58Amtrak
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£70American Airlines
Tue
21 Dec
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£18Flixbus
£79United
Wed
22 Dec
£59Amtrak
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Thu
23 Dec
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£22Go Buses
£94United

Fastest train times from Boston to New York City

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Fastest Journey

3 h 37 m

Average

4 h 7 m

Trains per day

22

Distance

306 km

Of the 22 trains that leave Boston for New York City every day 22 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 7 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 37 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
11:10Back Bay Station, MA3h37 14:47Penn Station
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£1571One-way
2nd Fastest
08:10Back Bay Station, MA3h38 11:48Penn Station
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£1771One-way
11:05South Station3h42 14:47Penn Station
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£1571One-way
06:10Back Bay Station, MA3h42 09:52Penn Station
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£1381One-way
08:05South Station3h43 11:48Penn Station
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£1771One-way

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Train Information between Boston and New York City

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
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 route 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.

Train providers

Amtrak to New York City from Boston

Amtrak will get you to New York City from Boston at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider 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 to New York City from Boston.

    Amtrak has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Amtrak tickets from Boston to New York City and when travelling by train:

    • 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).

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    Trains from Boston to New York City
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    FAQs
    How many miles is it from Boston to New York City by train?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Boston to New York City via train to be approximately 189 miles (305 km).
    How many hours does it take from Boston to New York City by train?
    The Boston to New York City train duration is on average 4 h 6 min, which is to be expected when travelling 189 miles (305 km) between Boston and New York City. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    Which train companies should I travel with from Boston to New York City?
    Take the Boston to New York City train with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Boston to New York City as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct trains from Boston to New York City?
    Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Boston to New York City. You can look to travel with Amtrak or Amtrak  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
    How many train services per day are there between Boston and New York City?
    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Boston to New York City. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest train from Boston to New York City? When is the last train from Boston to New York City?
    You can take the first train from Boston to New York City at 14: 26   or take the last train from Boston to New York City leaving at 23: 45. Look for the latest Boston New York City train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.