Boston to New York City train

Cheap train tickets from Boston to New York City

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£128

Average

£180

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.

Cheapest
06:35South Station4h16 10:51Penn Station
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£1281One-way
Cheapest
06:40Back Bay Station, MA4h11 10:51Penn Station
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£1281One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:10South Station4h22 19:32Penn Station
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£1641One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:16Back Bay Station, MA4h12 14:28Penn Station
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£1641One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:45Back Bay Station, MA4h06 13:51Penn Station
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£1641One-way

Train schedule Boston to New York City

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 30 May
06:35South Station4h16 10:51Penn Station
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06:40Back Bay Station, MA4h11 10:51Penn 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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10:10South Station4h18 14:28Penn Station
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10:16Back Bay Station, MA4h12 14:28Penn 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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12:15South Station4h18 16:33Penn Station
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12:21Back Bay Station, MA4h12 16:33Penn Station
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13:10South Station3h38 16:48Penn Station
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13:14Back Bay Station, MA3h34 16:48Penn 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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15:00South Station3h48 18:48Penn Station
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15:06Back Bay Station, MA3h42 18:48Penn Station
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15:10South Station4h22 19:32Penn Station
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15:16Back Bay Station, MA4h16 19:32Penn Station
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16:05South Station3h43 19:48Penn Station
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16:10Back Bay Station, MA3h38 19:48Penn Station
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17:40South Station4h12 21:52Penn Station
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17:45Back Bay Station, MA4h07 21:52Penn 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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Fastest train times from Boston to New York City

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 34 m

Average

4 h 1 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

306 km

Of the 24 trains that leave Boston for New York City every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
13:14Back Bay Station, MA3h34 16:48Penn Station
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£2211One-way
2nd Fastest
11:10Back Bay Station, MA3h37 14:47Penn Station
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£2211One-way
16:10Back Bay Station, MA3h38 19:48Penn Station
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£2211One-way
13:10South Station3h38 16:48Penn Station
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£2211One-way
11:05South Station3h42 14:47Penn Station
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£2211One-way

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Overview: Train from Boston to New York City

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Boston to New York City cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 7 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £57.

Train providers: Amtrak Acela and Amtrak trains Boston to New York City

Travel between Boston and New York City from £32 with Omio’s train partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train provider 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 traveller’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 from Boston to New York City, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: £32

Acela is the flagship high-speed train service from Amtrak, the main train operator of the United States. Acela high-speed trains operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela trains are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela trains have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela train between Boston and New York City. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Boston to New York City

    Travel by train to New York City 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 Boston to New York City.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Boston to New York City for as little as £32  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Boston and New York City is £57  one way.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to New York City from Boston via train to be approximately 189 miles (305 km).
    The Boston to New York City train duration is on average 4 h 7 min, which is to be expected when travelling 189 miles (305 km) from Boston to New York City. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    For the best Boston to New York City train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Boston and New York City to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Boston to New York City with Amtrak or Amtrak, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
    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.
    If you prefer early morning trains from Boston to New York City, the first train leaves at 10: 10. If you prefer late night trains from Boston to New York City, the last train of the day leaves at 23: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Boston to New York City times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    If you purchase Boston to New York City train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £57. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Boston to New York City. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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