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Trains Boston, MA to Washington, DC: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Planning to travel from Boston, MA to Washington, DC? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Boston, MA to Washington, DC?

The cheapest train tickets from Boston, MA to Washington, DC cost $ 33.31. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 133.16 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 Washington, DC.

Boston, MA to Washington, DC by train

Best price $ 36.86
Journey duration 7 h 37 min
Connections per day 29
First departure 06:00
Last departure 15:16
Distance 393.9 mi
Departure Boston, MA
Arrival Washington, DC
Carriers Amtrak, Amtrack

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Route Summary by Train

Connections
25
Carriers
2
Minimum price
$ 33.31
Maximum price
$ 584

Boston, MA - Washington, DC

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By Train

$ 110

Date
Sunday, August 21st 2022
Amtrak-logo
Boston, MA - Back Bay Station - Washington, DC - Union Station
9:36pm - 7:00am
Amtrak
9h 24min
CO2: 1.82kg
By Bus

$ 92.56

Date
Sunday, August 21st 2022
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Brookline - Washington DC (New York Ave and 6th St NW)
8:35am - 6:35pm
FlixBus
10h
CO2: 22.33kg
By Flight

$ 77.73

Date
Sunday, August 21st 2022
United Airlines-logo
Logan Intl - Reagan-National
7:20am - 11:24am
United Airlines
4h 4min
1 changes
CO2: 117.34kg
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How long does it take to get from Boston, MA to Washington, DC by train?

The distance between Boston, MA and Washington, DC is around 394.6 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 7 h 42 min. However, the fastest routes between Boston, MA and Washington, DC take 6 h 33 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Boston, MA to Washington, DC?

The first daily departure from Boston, MA to Washington, DC leaves at 06:10, while the last journey of the day sets out at 15:16. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Boston, MA and Washington, DC. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Boston, MA to Washington, DC route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Boston, MA and Washington, DC. You can start your journey in Boston, MA at stations such as Boston, MA, Westwood, MA, Boston, MA - Back Bay Station and Boston South Station. These connect to stations including Washington, DC and Washington, DC - Union Station in Washington, DC. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Boston, MA to Washington, DC.

How many journeys from Boston, MA to Washington, DC take place each day?

The route from Boston, MA to Washington, DC is served by providers including Amtrak and Amtrack. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 38 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Boston, MA 27 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Boston, MA to Washington, DC, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 27 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.

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