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Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train

The journey from Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train is 2,611.42 mi and takes 77 hr 14 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:50 AM and the last at 12:57 PM. It is possible to travel from Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train for as little as $189.01 or as much as $352.73. The best price for this journey is $189.01.

Lowest Price$189.01
Journey Duration77 hr 14 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$189.01
Highest Price$352.73
First Departure6:50 AM
Last Departure12:57 PM
Distance2,611.42 mi
DepartureBoston, MA
ArrivalMerced, CA
CarriersAmtrak

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How much does it cost to get from Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train?

The prices for train tickets from Boston, MA to Merced, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Boston, MA to Merced, CA will cost $189.01. The average train ticket price is approximately $225.61. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $225.61 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 Boston, MA to Merced, CA.

How much time will it take to go from Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train?

Traveling from Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train will usually take 77 hr 14 min. This journey covers a distance of 2,611.42 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 77 hr 14 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Boston, MA to Merced, CA faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Boston, MA and Merced, CA will complete the journey in 74 hr 3 min. On average, it will take you about 77 hr 14 min to travel the 2,611.42 mi between Boston, MA and Merced, CA.

At what time of the day can I travel from Boston, MA to Merced, CA?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Boston, MA to Merced, CA, which usually leaves at 6:50 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 12:57 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Boston, MA to Merced, CA, which usually leaves at 6:50 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 12:57 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Boston, MA at stations such as Newton, Riverside Station,Boston MA - Back Bay Station (BBY),Boston, South Station,Boston MA - North Station (BON). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Merced, CA at the following stations: Merced,Merced Amtrak. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Boston, MA and Merced, CA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Boston, MA leave for Merced, CA?

On average, there are 7 daily departures from Boston, MA to Merced, CA. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Boston, MA which travel directly to Merced, CA. There are 7 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Boston, MA to Merced, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Boston, MA to Merced, CA, 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 Boston, MA to Merced, CA.

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.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Boston, MA to Merced, CA

The cheapest Boston, MA - Merced, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $37.42 if you’re lucky, or $66.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Merced, CA by train

When travelling to Merced, CA 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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Boston, MA to Merced, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
294.19kg
Bus
315.2kg
Flight
840.53kg
Car
672.43kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Boston, MA and Merced, CA are 294.19kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Boston, MA and Merced, CA? By taking the train between Boston, MA and Merced, CA you will save 546.34kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 21.01kg compared to a bus and 378.24kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Boston, MA to Merced, CA?
A train ticket from Boston, MA to Merced, CA is $225.61. 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 $189.01.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Boston, MA to Merced, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Boston, MA to Merced, CA is $189.01. 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 Boston, MA and Merced, CA by train?
Boston, MA to Merced, CA is 2,611.42 mi.
How long does the train between Boston, MA and Merced, CA take?
Boston, MA to Merced, CA is on average 77 hr 14 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 74 hr 3 min.
How many train connections per day go from Boston, MA to Merced, CA?
Boston, MA to Merced, CA has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Boston, MA to Merced, CA leave?
The earliest train from Boston, MA to Merced, CA departs at 6:50 AM. 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 Boston, MA to Merced, CA depart?
The latest train from Boston, MA to Merced, CA departs at 12:57 PM. 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 Boston, MA to Merced, CA 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 $189.01 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Boston, MA and Merced, CA is 74 hr 3 min.
Is there a direct train from Boston, MA to Merced, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Boston, MA and Merced, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Boston, MA to Merced, CA by train?
The train journey from Boston, MA to Merced, CA creates 294.19kg of CO2 emissions.

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