Trains from New York, NY to Boston, MA

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TodayDec 9
from $88
TomorrowDec 10
from $88
MonDec 11
from $88
TueDec 12
from $66
WedDec 13
from $66
ThuDec 14
from $88
FriDec 15
from $120
SatDec 16
from $99

Upcoming Train Schedules

One passenger / one way

New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Boston - South Station
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
2nd Cheapest
Boston - Boston Route 128, MA
2nd Cheapest
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Boston - Boston Route 128, MA
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Boston - Boston Route 128, MA
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Boston - Boston Route 128, MA
Train New York to Boston: Trip Overview

Train New York to Boston: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$66
Average train trip duration4h 4m
Number of daily trains63
Earliest train departure5:05 AM
Distance187 miles (301 km)
Latest train departure9:29 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.

Trip Reviews for New York - Boston

3.6 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (2210)

The best train

Siwakorn W.

November 17, 2023
Perfect, like a Northern European fast train

Tom V.

November 5, 2023
Schedule was different than the one that was on my ticket

Noemi S.

November 3, 2023
Clean space

Richard S.

October 12, 2023
We were stranded on the train for over 3 hours with no power, no functioning bathrooms, and hardly any food or water.

Athena D.

September 12, 2023
Train Companies

Train Companies

According to customer reviews, the service is highly punctual and well-organized. The driver on the Boston train was engaging and cheerful. However, some passengers complained about the train being too cold, which made their trip unpleasant. Despite this issue, many customers had an excellent experience and expressed their intention to return in the future.

Amtrak New York Boston recent customer reviews

We were stranded on the train for over 3 hours with no power, no functioning bathrooms, and hardly any food or water.

Athena D.September 12, 2023

The soothing sounds of the train on tracks lulling me to sleep while there’s power conveniently placed near by to charge my devices.

Boris P.July 25, 2023

Extremely punctual and staf organised the commuters well to at the respective terminals before going down the Lines to board the train. The driver to Boston today, 11.7.22 on our 6.50am train was very engaging in his announcements and a chirpy guy.

Chandrika V.July 11, 2022
US train company: Brightline

New York to Boston Trains

Difference between Amtrak and Acela trains

Acela Express

Amtrak Regional

Amenities on Amtrak trains

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains63
Earliest and Latest Train Departures5:05AM - 9:29PM
Minimum Price$66
Average Ticket Price$66
Minimum Trip Duration3h22m
Average Train Trip Duration4h4m
Distance187 miles (301 km)
Train Companies on This RouteAmtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip New York - Boston

The cheapest train ticket price from New York to Boston is $1. The best way to find train tickets from New York to Boston 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 New York and Boston is around 4h 4m, although the fastest train will take about 3h 22m. This is the time it takes to travel the 190 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from New York to Boston can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 63. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. Simplify your train trip from New York to Boston by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

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

Trains traveling between New York and Boston leave from 31st St & 8th Ave or Penn Station and arrive at South Station, Back Bay Station, North Station.

Once in Boston, you can exploring the city. The top sights and things to do are Freedom Trail, Boston Public Library, New England Aquarium, Boston Bruins at TD Garden, Duck Tour.

Yes! Trains on this route have one of the best safety records in the country. In fact, compared to flying and driving, taking the train is usually the safest way to travel.

There are a few things you can do to guarantee a safe and trouble-free trip. One of them is to be aware of your surroundings at all times, especially if you're alone. Keep your stuff with you at all times and avoid leaving them behind. If you see anything suspicious, don't hesitate to inform 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.

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
The cheapest trip from New York to Boston was searched and found on Dec 8, 2023 with a price of $66

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

You can expect to pay from $66 to $428 for a train ticket from New York to Boston based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $66 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.

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