Train 696 is running approximately 60 to 70 minutes late.
DE Station Tabs
Boston North Station
The Downeaster arrives/departs from North Station, located on the first floor of the TD Garden, home of the Boston Celtics and Bruins. North Station is within walking distance of the North End, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the Museum of Science, and other famous Boston attractions.
Ticket Agent Hours
Available 1hr before most scheduled Downeaster departures.
Public parking garages are adjacent to North Station. Fees vary.
Quik-Trak Ticketing Hours
Boston is home to many of the world’s finest museums, universities, hospitals, sports teams, and historic attractions as well as world-class shopping, dining, and nightlife.
For help planning your itinerary, click on the links to the right or check out Boston’s area attractions below.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Getting around Boston is a breeze. Step off the Downeaster and connect in minutes with the MBTA’s Green and Orange Lines to go anywhere in the city.
Taxis are available on site.
Downeaster trains arrive at Boston’s North Station, and all other Amtrak services in Boston arrive/depart from South Station and Back Bay Station.
To connect to Amtrak trains to points North, West, or South, take the MBTA Orange Line from North Station to Back Bay Station. It takes approximately 15 minutes to make the connection. If you have a lot of luggage, you may wish to take a taxi between North Station and South Station.
Trips We Love
Boston – a city of history, museums, nightlife and above all, pride. If you’re looking for a quick day trip to the city or a weekend packed with fun activities, Boston is the perfect place to be.
Don't miss out on the best way to get to famous Fenway Park and tailgate on the train on your way to the big Red Sox game! Arrive at TD Garden where you’re only a short T ride away from Yawkey Way. (Don’t forget to try a Fenway Frank!)
Unlock the secrets of America’s oldest Italian cuisine on Michele Topor’s original award-winning North End Market Tour. Shop on Newbury Street, Boston’s most enchanting area fill with boutiques, salons and fabulous dining. Eat at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille and take in stunning Boston Harbor views.
For an educational visit, check out the New England Aquarium’s newly renovated tank and see Myrtle the Turtle! Or spend a day at the Museum of Science – eat astronaut ice cream and climb the musical staircase.
Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly day trip, a culinary adventure, theatre tickets or a weekend away, there’s a Boston Downeaster Travel Package for you!