Trains from Boston to New York

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TodayDec 8
from $88
TomorrowDec 9
from $118
SunDec 10
from $66
MonDec 11
from $88
TueDec 12
from $32
WedDec 13
from $88
ThuDec 14
from $149
FriDec 15
from $176

Upcoming Train Schedules

One passenger / one way

7:01PM
3h54m
10:55PM
Boston - Boston Route 128, MA
Cheapest
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Cheapest
6:51PM
4h4m
10:55PM
Boston - Back Bay Station
2nd Cheapest
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
2nd Cheapest
7:29AM
3h21m
10:50AM
Boston - Boston Route 128, MA
Fastest
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Fastest
5:30PM
3h24m
8:54PM
Boston - Boston Route 128, MA
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
8:11PM
3h48m
11:59PM
Boston - Boston Route 128, MA
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Train Boston to New York: Trip Overview

Train Boston to New York: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$66
Average train trip duration3h 53m
Number of daily trains59
Earliest train departure5:00 AM
Distance178 miles (287 km)
Latest train departure8:11 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Reviews

Trip Reviews for Boston - New York

4.4 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a train ticket from Boston to New York

Ratings and Reviews (43)

It was great

Ashish M.

October 28, 2023
I did not realize that the coach train was separate from the business train. Otherwise, the scenery was great, the passengers quiet, and the snack bar man very polite. Just a little excitement at the beginning.

Sarah P.

October 13, 2023
It was delayed and was very slow

Sania S.

September 22, 2023
First trip and all went well. We'd use Amtrak again

Gina W.

September 10, 2023
Terrible organisation. I would rather walk next time.

Raymond R.

July 23, 2023
Train Companies

Train Companies

United States train company: Brightline

Boston to New York Trains

Difference between Amtrak and Acela trains

Acela Express

Amtrak Regional

Amenities on Amtrak trains

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains59
Earliest and Latest Train Departures5:00AM - 8:11PM
Minimum Price$32
Average Ticket Price$66
Minimum Trip Duration3h21m
Average Train Trip Duration3h53m
Distance178 miles (287 km)
Train Companies on This RouteAmtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Boston - New York

The cheapest train ticket price from Boston to New York is $32. The best way to find train tickets from Boston to New York is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

A train trip between Boston and New York is around 3h 53m, although the fastest train will take about 3h 21m. This is the time it takes to travel the 190 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Boston to New York can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 59. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. Simplify your train trip from Boston to New York by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the train from Boston to New York, you can travel comfortably and safely with Amtrak.

Once in New York, you can exploring the city. The top sights and things to do are Metropolitan Museum of Art, Empire State Building, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Bronx Zoo, Central Park.

Trains on this route are some of the safest in the country, with a stellar safety record. Yet, there are a few things you can do to make sure you have a safe and smooth journey. Stay aware of your surroundings and keep your belongings with you always and do not leave them unattended. If you see anything suspicious, do not hesitate to report it to a staff member.

The busiest days are generally Monday mornings and Friday afternoons, but trains might get crowded especially before and after long holidays. If you need to travel during those times, be sure to book your ticket ahead of time so you can get a seat.

The distance between the two cities is about 220 miles and the journey takes 3h50 to 4h50, depending on the train you choose.

Find cheapest prices for trains

Find cheapest prices for trains

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
12/06
$88
12/07
$176
Today
$88
12/09
$118
12/10
$66
12/11
$88
12/12
$32
12/13
$88
The cheapest trip from Boston to New York was searched and found on Dec 12, 2023 with a price of $32

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from Boston to New York, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $32 to $287 for a train ticket from Boston to New York based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $32 which is on 2023-12-12.

Usually Amtrak Acela will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

Train Travel Tips

Why choose the train from Boston to NY

Empire State Building, New York City

Will you be returning to Boston by train?

Train from New York to Boston

You can also go to New York by bus

Bus from Boston to New York


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