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Duration 4h 28m
Distance 221.5 miles
Average price $95
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Boston and Newark takes 4h 28m and the fastest train takes 3h 58m. There is a train service every few hours from Boston to Newark. 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. Newark
4h 8m
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$40 - $140

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Boston and Newark is 197 miles. The road distance is 221.5 miles.

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

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

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There are 1824+ hotels available in Newark. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Boston and Newark?

Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 8m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60

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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $140

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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $140
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190
Night train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $140
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190

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