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Portland, OR to Boston, MA by train

The journey from Portland, OR to Boston, MA by train is 2,535.62 mi and takes 85 hr 49 min. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:20 AM and the last at 11:20 PM. It is possible to travel from Portland, OR to Boston, MA by train for as little as $167.24 or as much as $670.94. The best price for this journey is $167.24.

Lowest Price$167.24
Journey Duration85 hr 49 min
Connection per Day11
Lowest Price$167.24
Highest Price$670.94
First Departure12:20 AM
Last Departure11:20 PM
Distance2,535.62 mi
DeparturePortland, OR
ArrivalBoston, MA
CarriersAmtrak

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Portland, OR to Boston, MA?

Prices will vary when you travel from Portland, OR to Boston, MA. On average, though, you'll pay about $347.33 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $167.24, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Portland, OR to Boston, MA. On average, though, you'll pay about $347.33 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long is the journey from Portland, OR to Boston, MA by train?

The average journey time is 85 hr 49 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 2,535.62 mi from Portland, OR to Boston, MA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Portland, OR to Boston, MA to take longer than 85 hr 49 min. In order to get from Portland, OR to Boston, MA 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 Portland, OR and Boston, MA will complete the journey in 72 hr 7 min. On average, it will take you about 85 hr 49 min to travel the 2,535.62 mi between Portland, OR and Boston, MA.

Which stations are used when traveling from Portland, OR to Boston, MA?

You will be able to leave Portland, OR by using stations such as Portland, Union Station. These connect you to stations including Boston MA - North Station (BON),Newton, Riverside Station,Boston MA - Back Bay Station (BBY),Boston, South Station in Boston, MA. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Portland, OR or in Boston, MA, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Portland, OR to Boston, MA take place each day?

The route from Portland, OR to Boston, MA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Portland, OR 11 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Portland, OR to Boston, MA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 11 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Portland, OR to Boston, MA. 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 Portland, OR to Boston, MA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Boston, MA.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Portland, OR to Boston, MA

The cheapest Portland, OR - Boston, MA train tickets can be found for as low as $30.01 if you’re lucky, or $77.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Boston, MA by train

When travelling to Boston, MA 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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Portland, OR to Boston, MA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
285.65kg
Bus
306.05kg
Flight
816.14kg
Car
652.91kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Portland, OR to Boston, MA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Portland, OR and Boston, MA are 285.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Portland, OR and Boston, MA? By taking the train between Portland, OR and Boston, MA you will save 530.49kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 20.4kg compared to a bus and 367.26kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Portland, OR to Boston, MA?
A train ticket from Portland, OR to Boston, MA is $347.33. 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 $167.24.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Portland, OR to Boston, MA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Portland, OR to Boston, MA is $167.24. 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 Portland, OR and Boston, MA by train?
Portland, OR to Boston, MA is 2,535.62 mi.
How long does the train between Portland, OR and Boston, MA take?
Portland, OR to Boston, MA is on average 85 hr 49 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 72 hr 7 min.
How many train connections per day go from Portland, OR to Boston, MA?
Portland, OR to Boston, MA has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Portland, OR to Boston, MA leave?
The earliest train from Portland, OR to Boston, MA departs at 12:20 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 Portland, OR to Boston, MA depart?
The latest train from Portland, OR to Boston, MA departs at 11:20 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 Portland, OR to Boston, MA 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 $167.24 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 Portland, OR to Boston, MA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Portland, OR and Boston, MA is 72 hr 7 min.
Is there a direct train from Portland, OR to Boston, MA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Portland, OR and Boston, MA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Portland, OR to Boston, MA by train?
The train journey from Portland, OR to Boston, MA creates 285.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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