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Amtrak train is the most comfortable way to travel between Boston, Providence, and New York City, and trains can be useful for other trips in New England.

Amtrak Northeast Regional Train
Amtrak Northeast Regional train



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  Amtrak Train Routes in New England
  Amtrak train routes in New England...

Amtrak, the USA's national rail passenger service, runs useful train service through the Northeast Corridor (the urban sprawl between Washington DC and Boston, including New York City), as well as on several express train routes in and near New England.

(Here's how to decide whether to travel by train, plane, bus or car between Boston and New York City, considering cost, comfort and travel time.) More...

Discounted Fares

Each week Amtrak offers special discounted non-refundable, non-exchangeable SmartFares. Be sure to check them to see if they fit your trip. More...

Northeast Regional Trains

Most passengers who come to New England by rail do so along the Northeast Corridor via Northeast Regional train service: conventional trains running from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia via New York City's Pennsylvania Station ("Penn Station" for short) to New Haven, New London and Hartford CT, Springfield MA, Providence RI, and Boston MA. More...

These traditional trains are not to be confused with Amtrak's faster, more expensive Acela Express trains. More...

Acela Express Trains

If you want to travel between New York City and New Haven or New London CT; Providence RI; and/or Boston MA, Acela Express is the fastest, most comfortable service. More...

Boston to Brunswick ME:
The Downeaster

Five round-trip trains daily connect Boston's North Station with Portland and Brunswick ME stopping at Woburn and Haverhill MA; Exeter, Durham and Dover NH near the New Hampshire coast; Wells, Saco and Old Orchard Beach ME on the southern Maine coast; Portland and Freeport ME, home of LL Bean, terminating at Brunswick. More...

Named Express Trains

Several long-distance Amtrak express trainsThe Ethan Allen, The Lakeshore Limited, The Vermonter connect New England with Albany NY, and Chicago IL. Within New England they offer beautiful scenic rail trips, especially in the autumn foliage season. In winter, they can be the best way to reach some of New England's ski resorts. If you're going to Worcester, Springfield or Pittsfield MA, or Rutland VT, they can take you there. More...

The daily Lake Shore Limited is the only rail connection between Boston and the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. More...

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Amtrak Acela Express Trains

Amtrak Named Express Trains

Northeast Regional Trains

Metro North Trains: New York-New Haven

New York <—> Boston by Bus

Connecticut Shore Line East Trains

Travel by Car in New England

Travel by Bus in New England

Travel by Plane in New England

All New England Transportation

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Map of Amtrak Trains in New England

Above, Amtrak Northeast Regional train routes from New York City.



Amtrak Acela Train

 An Acela Express train awaits passengers
at Boston's South Station.

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