Washington, DC to Boston, MA train

Thu, 20 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Boston, MA

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Washington, DC to Boston, MA is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Amtrak
16:028h08
Union Station, Washington, DC
00:10Back Bay station, Boston, MA
£1851One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Amtrak
16:028h13
Union Station, Washington, DC
00:15South Station, Boston, MA
£1851One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
13:258h04
Union Station, Washington, DC
21:29Back Bay station, Boston, MA
£2331One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
22:0011h40
Union Station, Washington, DC
09:40Back Bay station, Boston, MA
£2331One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
22:0011h47
Union Station, Washington, DC
09:47South Station, Boston, MA
£2331One-way
0 changes

Train timetableWashington, DC to Boston, MA

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June
Amtrak
05:006h39
Union Station, Washington, DC
11:39South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
05:006h33
Union Station, Washington, DC
11:33Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
05:057h59
Union Station, Washington, DC
13:04Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
05:058h06
Union Station, Washington, DC
13:11South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
06:006h39
Union Station, Washington, DC
12:39Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
06:006h45
Union Station, Washington, DC
12:45South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
07:006h47
Union Station, Washington, DC
13:47South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
07:006h39
Union Station, Washington, DC
13:39Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
07:108h10
Union Station, Washington, DC
15:20Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
07:108h18
Union Station, Washington, DC
15:28South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
08:508h07
Union Station, Washington, DC
16:57South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
08:507h57
Union Station, Washington, DC
16:47Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
09:306h50
Union Station, Washington, DC
16:20South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
09:306h43
Union Station, Washington, DC
16:13Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
10:358h23
Union Station, Washington, DC
18:58Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
10:358h33
Union Station, Washington, DC
19:08South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
12:059h24
Union Station, Washington, DC
21:29Back Bay station, Boston, MA
1 change
Amtrak
12:059h31
Union Station, Washington, DC
21:36South Station, Boston, MA
1 change
Amtrak
13:006h41
Union Station, Washington, DC
19:41South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
13:006h34
Union Station, Washington, DC
19:34Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
13:258h04
Union Station, Washington, DC
21:29Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
13:258h11
Union Station, Washington, DC
21:36South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
14:006h49
Union Station, Washington, DC
20:49South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
14:006h44
Union Station, Washington, DC
20:44Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
14:058h22
Union Station, Washington, DC
22:27Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
14:058h30
Union Station, Washington, DC
22:35South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
15:006h45
Union Station, Washington, DC
21:45South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
15:006h40
Union Station, Washington, DC
21:40Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
15:358h15
Union Station, Washington, DC
23:50South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
15:358h08
Union Station, Washington, DC
23:43Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
16:006h55
Union Station, Washington, DC
22:55Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
16:007h00
Union Station, Washington, DC
23:00South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
16:028h08
Union Station, Washington, DC
00:10Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
16:028h13
Union Station, Washington, DC
00:15South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
22:0011h40
Union Station, Washington, DC
09:40Back Bay station, Boston, MA
0 changes
Amtrak
22:0011h47
Union Station, Washington, DC
09:47South Station, Boston, MA
0 changes

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Train times from Washington, DC to Boston, MA

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Fastest Journey

6 h 33 m

Average

7 h 49 m

Trains per day

36

Distance

634 km

Of the 36 trains that leave Washington, DC for Boston, MA every day 34 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Amtrak
05:006h33
Union Station, Washington, DC
11:33Back Bay station, Boston, MA
£3191One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Amtrak
13:006h34
Union Station, Washington, DC
19:34Back Bay station, Boston, MA
£3191One-way
0 changes
Amtrak
05:006h39
Union Station, Washington, DC
11:39South Station, Boston, MA
£3191One-way
0 changes
Amtrak
06:006h39
Union Station, Washington, DC
12:39Back Bay station, Boston, MA
£3191One-way
0 changes
Amtrak
07:006h39
Union Station, Washington, DC
13:39Back Bay station, Boston, MA
£3901One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Boston, MA

distanceDistance393 miles
durationAverage train duration8 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£161 (€181)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak Acela

Trains from Washington, DC to Boston, MA cover the 393 miles long route taking on average 8 h 2 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £161, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £94.

Train companies: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela trains Washington, DC to Boston, MA

Buy your official Amtrak and Amtrak Acela train tickets from Washington, DC to Boston, MA from £94 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Amtrak Acela is a high-speed train service operated by Amtrak, the national rail operator of the United States. It operates along the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D. C. And Boston, Massachusetts, with stops in major cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New York City. The Acela Express is the fastest train in the Amtrak fleet, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph for your train from Washington, DC to Boston, MA. It offers three classes of service: Business Class, Acela First Class, and Coach Class. Business Class offers comfortable seating, complimentary snacks and beverages, and access to the Quiet Car. Acela First Class offers larger seats, complimentary meals, and access to the Business Class Lounge. Coach Class offers comfortable seating and access to onboard Wi-Fi. All Acela trains offer power outlets and Wi-Fi access. The most popular routes for Amtrak Acela are Washington, D. C. To New York City, New York City to Boston, and Philadelphia to Washington, D. C.

Amtrak Acela from Washington, DC to Boston, MA train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: £569
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Washington, DC to Boston, MA train

FAQs: Travel by train from Washington, DC to Boston, MA 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 Washington, DC to Boston, MA.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Boston, MA can start from as little as £94 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Washington, DC to Boston, MA is £161; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Washington, DC and Boston, MA is on average 8 h 2 min   for the 393 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Boston, MA from Washington, DC by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Washington, DC to Boston, MA leaves at 12: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Washington, DC to Boston, MA leaves at 20: 02.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day from Washington, DC to Boston, MA with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Boston, MA. Take the fast train with Amtrak Acela from Washington, DC to Boston, MA.
For the route from Washington, DC to Boston, MA you can take a train with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Boston, MA from Washington, DC on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 02.
The cheapest month for a train from Washington, DC to Boston, MA is January.
You have options as you can travel from Washington, DC to Boston, MA 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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