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New York, NYC to Boston, MA, by train

The train from New York, DC, to Boston, MA, 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 US, operates the train from New York to Boston. The good news is that all the trains connecting New York and Boston are direct., but it comes down to the speed train Acela, the Northeast Regional and long distance lines passing trougt the two cities.

  1. The Acela Express is a high-speed train between Washington, DC, and Boston, MA. It is the fastest train in the Northeast Corridor, reaching 150 miles per hour, stopping at Stamford, New Haven, and Providence before arriving in Boston. Acela tickets are pricier due to their incredible 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 New York and Boston, four times as many stops on its route compared to Acela. With nine trips departing 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 it is recommended to book them at your earliest convenience. Children 2-12 travel at a lower fare on all Amtrak trains but the Acela Express, where they only offer discounts for children on weekends. But, the good news is that children under two always travel free on Amtrak trains between Boston, MA, and Washington, DC.

You will start your journey at New Yorks Penn Station's newest addition - Moynihan Train Hall. Recently opened in 2021, the new transportation facility and architectural marvel is situated across 8th Avenue from Penn Station.

You can pick between two stations in Boston depending on whether you are staying longer  or just passing through.

  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. It is an excellent place to end your journey if you are interested in sightseeing or watching a baseball game at Fenway park, which is just around the corner.
  2. South Station, however, is perfect if you need to reach Logan Airport. It connects to Boston's subway system and numerous bus services, including MBTA Commuter Rail, Amtrak, Greyhound Bus Lines, MBTA Subway, and LINK buses.

So if you're planning to travel to Boston from New York 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 Boston and New York.

Journey Summary with Train

The journey from New York, NY to Boston, MA 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 New York, NY to Boston, MA by Train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

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

Train Tickets from New York, NY to Boston, MA

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Departure date
Friday,Feb 03 2023

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$ 32.99
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$ 32.99
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$ 32.99
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$ 29.95
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$ 32.99
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$ 27.51
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$ 28.62

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

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