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Direct
4h 30m
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Direct
3h 55m
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Direct
3h 48m
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Direct
3h 45m
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Direct
4h 03m
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Direct
3h 51m
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New York to Boston train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from New York to Boston

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$52

ONE-WAY FROM

$14

AVG TRAVEL TIME

4h 32m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from New York to Boston found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $52
The best one-way train deal from New York to Boston found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $14
Average time it takes to travel by train from New York to Boston
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Book round-trip train tickets from New York to Boston

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from New York to Boston that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Jun 22
4:25 pmNew Rochelle
3h 50m
8:15 pmBoston South Station
Jun 29
9:50 amBoston South Station
3h 48m
1:38 pmNew Rochelle
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Jul 9
1:00 pmNew York Penn Station
4h 13m
5:13 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 10
2:40 amBoston Back Bay
4h 11m
6:51 amNew York Penn Station
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Jul 11
8:30 amNew York Penn Station
4h 08m
12:38 pmBoston South Station
Jul 13
7:10 amBoston South Station
4h 12m
11:22 amNew York Penn Station
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Jul 24
9:00 amNew York Penn Station
4h 22m
1:22 pmBoston South Station
Jul 24
2:40 pmBoston South Station
4h 12m
6:52 pmNew York Penn Station
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Jun 13
2:50 amNew York Penn Station
4h 15m
7:05 amBoston Back Bay
Jun 13
9:56 amBoston Back Bay
4h 14m
2:10 pmNew York Penn Station
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Jun 13
7:00 amNew York Penn Station
4h 18m
11:18 amBoston South Station
Jun 13
2:45 pmBoston South Station
4h 10m
6:55 pmNew York Penn Station

Book one-way train tickets from New York to Boston

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from New York to Boston we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Jun 8
10:00 amNew York Penn Station
4h 30m
2:30 pmBoston South Station
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Jun 12
6:27 amNew Rochelle
3h 55m
10:22 amBoston South Station
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Jun 26
5:27 pmNew Rochelle
3h 48m
9:15 pmBoston South Station

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FAQs for booking trains from New York to Boston

Trains from New York City to Boston are available from New York Penn Station and Newark Penn Station. You can access trains to Boston from New York from any of these stations. New York City to Boston trains arrive at Back Bay Station and South Station in Boston. There are daily departures from Newark Penn Station to both Back Bay Station and Boston South Station, and the same applies for New York Penn Station.

Amtrak is the sole train provider with trains from New York City to Boston. Small cats and dogs are welcome onboard trains to Boston from New York City or any trips less than seven hours. The combined weight for your pet and pet carrier should be no more than 20 pounds, and there’s a maximum of five pets per train, so make your reservation early. Reservations are limited to one pet per passenger. Your pet must be at least eight weeks old, well-trained, and should require no special attention during the train ride. Service animals are not considered pets and are welcome on trains to Boston from New York City.

Each train ticket allows you to bring two carry-ons and two personal items on board. Personal items should be less than 25 pounds each, and the two carry-on bags should be less than 50 pounds and 28 x 22 x 14 inches each. You can bring an extra personal item or bag for an additional fee, and there’s a two-bag limit for excess baggage. Your carry-ons and personal items can be stored with you, under your seat, in the overhead compartment, or the designated baggage areas. Infant items such as strollers and diaper bags don’t count towards personal items or carry-ons. You can also check two bags up to 50 pounds and 75 linear inches each for free, and there’s an additional charge for extra bags and a maximum of two extra bags.

The three Amtrak trains available for the journey to Boston from New York City provide free Wi-Fi to passengers. The New York City to Boston trains available are with Amtrak Acela, Amtrak Train, and Amtrak Northeast Regional. You can travel in coach, business, or first class in these trains and enjoy not only free Wi-Fi but many amenities as well. Acela is exclusively business- and first-class travel. Business-class passengers get comfortable seats with extra legroom, foldout tables, power outlets, Wi-Fi connectivity, and a café car. In first-class, you’ll have the abovementioned amenities and luxurious seats that come with a complimentary at-seat meal and drinks, priority boarding, and the option to use the station lounges. The Northeast Regional and Amtrak trains offer coach seats, and you’ll have comfortable seats with extra legroom, foldable trays, an individual reading light, an AC outlet, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Yes, several overnight/sleeper trains are available from New York City to Boston. There are at least two daily overnight trains to Boston from New York City, and the departure times are usually around 1:30 a.m. and 2:40 a.m. These overnight trains are available from Newark Penn Station and New York Penn Station—each station has at least one departure heading to the two Boston train stations. There’s no significant price difference between overnight trains and daytime trains from New York City to Boston. The first departure takes about 6h 30min to get to Boston, while the second takes about an hour less than the first, and both arrive at the Boston stations at around 8:00 a.m.

Search for train tickets from New York to Boston for this week, starting at $14 one-way. For this month, the average price of a ticket for this train ride is $52 one-way. When you’re booking trains from New York to Boston, expect the price to fluctuate depending on when you book.

3h 50m is the fastest available option to arrive in Boston from New York by train. For this route, you may experience slight differences in travel time depending on the train you book. Look for nonstop options when searching if possible. Amtrak is one of the fastest options available.

Currently, the price you pay to get from New York to Boston by train this week is around $52 one-way. We don’t expect to see any changes in price within the next 3 months.

The train offering service from New York to Boston Amtrak. Amtrak has been found as the cheapest option available at $52 round-trip.

The quickest way is to book a flight from New York to Boston, which can be as quick as 1h 04m onboard JetBlue. You can also get a train from New York to Boston, or a bus from New York to Boston which can take you longer to arrive at your destination.

A bus from New York to Boston is currently going to be the least expensive option currently available. You can also find deals for a flight from New York to Boston starting at $104, or consider a train from New York to Boston starting at $52. Both of these alternative options are worth considering when looking to reach your destination.

The distance between New York and Boston Logan Intl is about 187.5 mi in a straight line. The train route will be significantly longer to account for any stops and obstacles. In terms of time, a normal route is around 3h 50m.

Traveling from New York to Boston Logan Intl by train has a carbon footprint of about 44lb. Flying this journey instead would increase your carbon footprint to around 102lb. A bus for this journey would also have lower emissions than flying, with a carbon footprint of around 27lb.


Amtrak trains from New York to Boston

Our best Amtrak deals on New York to Boston train tickets
Amtrak
Jun 22
4:25 pmNew Rochelle
3h 50m
8:15 pmBoston South Station
Jun 29
9:50 amBoston South Station
3h 48m
1:38 pmNew Rochelle
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Jul 9
1:00 pmNew York Penn Station
4h 13m
5:13 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 10
2:40 amBoston Back Bay
4h 11m
6:51 amNew York Penn Station

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