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Duration 8h 13m
Distance 432.2 miles
Average price $83
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Silver Spring and Boston takes 8h 13m and the fastest train takes 7h 5m. There is a train service every few hours from Silver Spring to 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

  1. Washington Union Station
  2. Boston
7h 54m
$58 - $213

Silver Spring to Boston train times

Trains run hourly between Silver Spring and Boston. The earliest departure is at 15:41 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Silver Spring is at 23:12 which arrives into Boston at 11:09. All services require a transfer at UNION STATION METRO STATION and take an average of 8h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Silver Spring station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from SILVER SPRING station and arriving at Boston South Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 54m.

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The distance between Silver Spring and Boston is 392 miles. The road distance is 432.2 miles.

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Silver Spring to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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Silver Spring to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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What companies run services between Silver Spring and Boston?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 6h 56m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80

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 Washington Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $210

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 Washington Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$90 - $210
Business Class Seat
$150 - $270

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