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Train Information from New York City to Boston

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from New York City to Boston cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 15 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 £41, but the average price of train tickets is £51.

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Amtrak New York City – Boston

For as little as £41 you can travel by train from New York City to Boston with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this 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 from New York City to Boston.

Book your Amtrak New York City to Boston train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Amtrak’s up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest New York City to Boston routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Amtrak train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from New York City to Boston is 189 miles (305 km), and the best price for a one-way New York City - Boston Amtrak train ticket starts at £41 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Amtrak ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Amtrak!

    Amtrak has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from New York City to Boston:

    • 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 New York City to Boston
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    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap trains between New York City and Boston?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Boston from New York City for as low as £41  for the next 7 days.
    How much does the train from New York City to Boston cost on average?
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that New York City to Boston train prices are on average £51  one way.
    How many miles is it from New York City to Boston by train?
    The distance to Boston from New York City by train is approximately 189 miles (305 km).
    How long does it take from New York City to Boston by train?
    While the time it takes to travel 189 miles (305 km) to Boston from New York City can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from New York City to Boston is on average 4 h 15 min.
    What train providers go from New York City to Boston?
    Take the New York City to Boston train with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from New York City to Boston as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct trains from New York City to Boston?
    Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day from New York City to Boston. If you’re looking for a direct train from New York City to Boston, consider travelling with Amtrak or Amtrak. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    How many trains per day are there to Boston from New York City?
    The average number of trains departing New York City for Boston is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When does the first train depart from New York City to Boston? When does the last train depart from New York City to Boston?
    You can take the first train from New York City to Boston at 07: 40   or take the last train from New York City to Boston leaving at 20: 30. Look for the latest New York City Boston train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    How early should I book train tickets between New York City and Boston to score the best deals?
    You can find a train between New York City and Boston to cost on average £51 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 New York City to Boston train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.