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Duration 3h 44m
Distance 101.8 miles
Average price $76
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Boston and Hartford takes 3h 44m and the fastest train takes 2h 56m. The train service runs several times per day from Boston to Hartford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Boston South Station
  2. New Haven Union Station
  3. Hartford
3h 50m
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$56 - $168

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Hartford station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Hartford Amtrak Station via New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Boston and Hartford is 93 miles. The road distance is 101.8 miles.

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Boston to Hartford train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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Boston to Hartford train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Hartford. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Boston and Hartford?

You can take a train from Boston to Hartford via New Haven Union Station in around 3h 50m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110

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