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There are 2 ways to get from Durham to Back Bay (Station) by train or car

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Train  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the train from Durham to Boston Downeaster

$28 - $38

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Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Durham to Back Bay (Station) 66.1 miles

$6 - $10

Durham to Back Bay (Station) by train and subway

The journey time between Durham and Back Bay (Station) is around 1h 42m and covers a distance of around 64 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 38m. Operated by Amtrak and MBTA, the Durham to Back Bay (Station) service departs from Durham and arrives in Back Bay. Typically 35 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 42m
Fastest journey time:
1h 38m
Journey distance:
64 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

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First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Durham to Back Bay (Station) train and subway schedules

Durham → Back Bay (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Durham to Back Bay (Station) is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Durham to Back Bay (Station) is to drive which takes 1h 18m and costs $6 - $10.

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No, there is no direct train from Durham to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Durham and arriving at Back Bay via North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Durham and Back Bay (Station) is 55 miles. The road distance is 66.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs $28 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Durham to Back Bay (Station), including transfers.

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Durham to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Durham station.

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Durham to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Back Bay (Station) is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Durham to Back Bay (Station).

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There are 375+ hotels available in Back Bay (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Durham to Back Bay (Station).
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  • Distance: 55.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

What companies run services between Durham, NH, USA and Back Bay (Station), MA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Durham to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 25m.

Train operators

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
+1 215-856-7924
Train from Durham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50

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