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Boston, MA to New York NY by train

The train from Boston, MA, to New York, NY, lasts on average . Around trains depart a day between New York and Boston, the average price is and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around .

Amtrak, the largest passenger railroad service in the U.S., operates the train from Boston to New York. The good news is that all the trains connecting Boston. and N.Y. are direct. There are several options, but it comes down to the speed train Acela and the Northeast Regional.

  1. The Acela Express is a high-speed train between Washington, D.C., and Boston MA. In fact, it is the fastest train in the Northeast Corridor, reaching 150 miles per hour, stopping at Providence, New Haven, and New Haven before arriving in New York. Acela tickets are a bit pricier due to great speeds and comfort. Extra legroom, free Wi- Fi and a power outlet under each seat, are some of the perks you can expect on  Amtrak Acela Express.
  2. Northeast Regional is the most popular train due to its price and frequency. It is a slower but more convenient option for passengers who need to make connections, seeing how it makes more stops along the way. It serves 20 stations between Boston and New York City, four times as many stops on its route compared to Acela. With around nine trips between New York bound for Boston each day, travelers can easily hop onboard one of these trains without having to wait too long.

The ticket prices may vary depending on how early you book, so securing them at your earliest convenience is recommended.Children 2-12 travel at a lower fare on all Amtrak trains, but the Acela Express only offers discounts for children on weekends. But, the good news is that children under two always travel free on Amtrak trains on the Northeast Corridor.

In Boston you can board at two stations:

  1. Back Bay Station - located at the corner of Stuart Street and Dartmouth Street, in a gorgeous renaissance building in the historical center of Boston.
  2. South Station on the other hand is perfect if you are coming from Logan Airport. It is connected to Boston's subway system and numerous bus services including MBTA Commuter Rail, Amtrak, Greyhound Bus Lines, MBTA Subway and LINK buses.

In New York you will debarque at Penn Station's newest addition - Moynihan Train Hall. Located adjacent to Penn Station, the 350,000-square-foot facility is designed to offer travelers a modern and comfortable place to wait for or transfer between Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road departures. This new facility replaces the original James A. Farley Post Office Building and features 30 different retail shops, as well as a 15,000-square-foot public square that provides access to both Penn Station and the subway line 7.

So if you're planning to travel to New York from Boston by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of destinations across rail, bus, and flight to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport between New York and Boston.

Journey Summary with Train

The journey from Boston, MA to New York, NY by Train is 306 km and takes . There are connections per day, with the first departure at and the last at . It is possible to travel from Boston, MA to New York, NY by Train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Distance 190.1 mi
Departure Boston, MA
Arrival New York, NY
Carriers Amtrak, Amtrack

Train Tickets from Boston, MA to New York, NY

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Departure date
Friday,Feb 03 2023

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$ 36.99
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$ 28.37
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$ 51.75
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$ 32.99
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$ 27.68
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$ 28.76

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Boston, MA to New York, NY Co2 Emissions by Train

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Flight
87.21kg
Train
4.284kg
Bus
20.808kg
Car
14.994kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Boston, MA and New York, NY by train?
Boston, MA to New York, NY is 305.8km.
Which companies operate from Boston, MA to New York, NY?
Boston, MA to New York, NY is covered by 1 operator(s). You can find on Virail Amtrak provide services on this route.
From which stations can I leave from Boston, MA to New York, NY?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Boston, MA to go to New York, NY. You can go from Westwood, Ma and Boston, Ma and you can arrive at New York, Ny.
Is there a direct train from Boston, MA to New York, NY?
Yes there is a direct train between Boston, MA and New York, NY.
What are the CO2 emissions for Boston, MA to New York, NY by train?
The train journey from Boston, MA to New York, NY creates 4.284kg CO2 emissions.

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