Duration 3h 59m
Distance 215.4 miles
Average price $90
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Boston and New York takes 3h 59m and the fastest train takes 3h 32m. There is a train service every few hours from Boston to New York. 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 York
3h 42m
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$35 - $130

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Boston and New York is 190 miles. The road distance is 215.4 miles.

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

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Boston to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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What companies run services between Boston and New York?

Amtrak operates a train from Boston to New York every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 42m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130

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