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Duration 5h 38m
Distance 262.6 miles
Average price $110
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Princeton Junction and South Boston takes 5h 38m and the fastest train takes 4h 51m. There is a train service every few hours from Princeton Junction to South Boston. 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 via New York

  1. Princeton Jct.
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. South Boston
5h 50m
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$45 - $197

Princeton Junction to South Boston train times

Trains run hourly between Princeton Junction and South Boston. The earliest departure is at 14:24 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Princeton Junction is at 18:41 which arrives into South Boston at 00:14. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 4m.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and South Boston is 233 miles. The road distance is 262.6 miles.

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Princeton Junction to South Boston train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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Princeton Junction to South Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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What companies run services between Princeton Junction and South Boston?

You can take a train from Princeton Junction to South Boston via New York Penn Station in around 5h 50m.
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$60 - $110
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$70 - $150
Business Class Seat
$110 - $200
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95

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