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There are 4 ways to get from Union Station to Boston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$30 - $110

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Bus  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Boston South Buses Boston / ...

$14 - $29

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Union Station to Boston 138.3 miles

$13 - $20

Train, fly  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from New Haven to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$108 - $382

Union Station to Boston by train

The train journey time between Union Station and Boston is around 2h 28m and covers a distance of around 157 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 2m. Operated by Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Union Station to Boston train service departs from New Haven and arrives in Boston South Station. Typically 91 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 28m
Fastest train time:
2h 2m
Trains per week:
91
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:43
Last train departs at:
22:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Union Station to Boston train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The social distance requirement in Boston is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Union Station to Boston is to drive, which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Boston is to train which costs $30 - $110 and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New Haven, CT and arriving at Boston South Buses. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Haven and arriving at Boston South Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Union Station and Boston is 122 miles. The road distance is 138.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Boston without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs $30 - $110.

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The train from New Haven to Boston South Station takes 2h 7m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Union Station to Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from New Haven, CT station.

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Union Station to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Haven station.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Boston is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs $30 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $29 and takes 2h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Boston.
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  • Distance: 121.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

What companies run services between Union Station, CT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New Haven to Boston South Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 7m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from New Haven, CT to Boston South Buses every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 2h 44m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak

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 New Haven to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from New Haven to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

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 New Haven to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
Train from New Haven to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
boltbus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New Haven to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Haven to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Union Station to Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Boston is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Union Station to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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