Amtrak Northeast Regional Route

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Boston-Providence / Springfield-Hartford-New York-Washington, DC-Roanoke / Richmond-Norfolk / Newport News-Virginia Beach

Amtrak Northeast Regional Journey Time: 12 hours 30 minutes

Amtrak Northeast Regional Departures: Multiple Departures Daily

Convenient and affordable downtown-to-downtown service up and down the Northeast Corridor. Northeast Regional trains offer a comfortable and enjoyable way to travel throughout the Northeast Corridor and points beyond. Skip the hassles of I-95 traffic and enjoy the benefits of train travel. Feel free to move about the train and relax on your way to your destination.

Coach class features comfortable seating with at least 39 inches of legroom, outlets for your laptop, complimentary WiFi and extra storage space for your luggage. Budget-minded travelers can take advantage of our Saver Fares and save when you book your coach seats 21 days or more in advance.

The Café Car offers tasty sandwiches, salads, snacks and hot and cold beverages, including a variety of wine, beer and soda. In our popular Quiet Car, where cell phones are silent and conversation is kept to a minimum, you can completely relax throughout the ride.

Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business class. Northeast Regional Business class isn't typical business class. It's Extra Class. Every ticket offers passengers extra. Even more extra legroom, extra Amtrak Guest Rewards Points an extra car dedicated to them, extra flexibility with an easily refundable ticket for those last-minute itinerary changes, reserved seating and a complimentary beverage. Because Business class isn't just for business, it's for everything extra.

Take the Train to Virginia

With daily round-trip service to Lynchburg, VA, and hourly morning service from Richmond, VA, its easy to travel from central Virginia to anywhere in the Northeast Corridor. With departures from Norfolk to destinations north of the city, you have even more choices to complement the existing Amtrak bus service between Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Newport News.

The Lynchburg - DC and Richmond - DC segments of the Northeast Regional are financed and operated in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Connections to Bristol and Newport, RI

During the summer season connecting shuttle bus service is available between the Providence station (PVD) and the Providence ferry terminal, with onward service by Seastreak ferry to/from Bristol and Newport.

Year-round connecting service is also available between the Kingston station (KIN) and Newport. Reservations are required. See our Airline Express Limousine & Car Service.

Connections to Central Connecticut and Western Massachusetts

Amtrak Hartford Line and Valley Flyer trains offer service through central Connecticut and into western Massachusetts, seven days a week, with convenient connections at New Haven Union Station. Food services are not available on these trains.

Amtrak Northeast Regional Trains

Where do you want to go? From state capitals to the nation’s capital, beaches to the Blue Ridge mountains, from historic sites to the bright lights of Broadway, the Northeast Regional gets you there with comfort and convenience as you breeze past the back-ups on I-95. The choice is yours: sit in traffic or sit back, stretch your legs and let Amtrak move you.

''There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.'' - Zig Ziglar

Amtrak Northeast Regional Features & Amenities
  • Café Service
  • WiFi Onboard
Amtrak Northeast Regional Amenities: Amenities Vary by Train.

Train Stations Served by the Amtrak Northeast Regional

Boston, MA - South Station (BOS)
Boston, MA - Back Bay Station (BBY)
Route 128, MA (RTE)
Providence, RI - Amtrak/MBTA Station (PVD)
Kingston, RI (KIN)
Westerly, RI (WLY)
Mystic, CT (MYS)
New London, CT - Union Station (NLC)
Old Saybrook, CT (OSB)
Springfield, MA (SPG)
Windsor Locks, CT (WNL)
Windsor, CT (WND)
Hartford, CT (HFD)
Berlin, CT (BER)
Meriden, CT (MDN)
Wallingford, CT (WFD)
New Haven, CT - State Street Station (STS)
New Haven, CT - Union Station (NHV)
Bridgeport, CT (BRP)

Stamford, CT (STM)
New Rochelle, NY (NRO)
New York, NY - Moynihan Train Hall (NYP)
Newark, NJ - Penn Station (NWK)
Newark, NJ - Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Metropark, NJ (MET)
New Brunswick, NJ (NBK)
Princeton Junction, NJ (PJC)
Trenton, NJ (TRE)
Cornwells Heights, PA (CWH)
North Philadelphia, PA (PHN)
Philadelphia, PA - William H. Gray III 30th St. Station (PHL)
Wilmington, DE (WIL)
Newark, DE (NRK)
Aberdeen, MD (ABE)
Baltimore, MD - Penn Station (BAL)
Baltimore, MD - BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
New Carrollton, MD (NCR)
Washington, DC - Union Station (WAS)

Alexandria, VA (ALX)
Burke Centre, VA (BCV)
Manassas, VA (MSS)
Culpeper, VA (CLP)
Charlottesville, VA (CVS)
Lynchburg, VA (LYH)
Roanoke, VA (RNK)
Woodbridge, VA (WDB)
Quantico, VA (QAN)
Fredericksburg, VA (FBG)
Ashland, VA (ASD)
Richmond, VA - Staples Mill Road Station (RVR)
Petersburg, VA (PTB)
Norfolk, VA (NFK)
Richmond, VA - Main Street Station (RVM)
Williamsburg, VA (WBG)
Newport News, VA (NPN)

Amtrak Northeast Regional Route Highlights ''Boston, Massachusetts''

Boston, Massachusetts

Catch colonial fever in the place where it all began. Follow in the steps of our nation’s forefathers along the Freedom Trail and explore historical icons such as the Old State House and the Old North Church.

Grab some clam chowder or molasses baked beans at Quincy Market or stop in a charming ristorante in Little Italy. Then catch the “T” to Cambridge to experience the eclectic energy of Harvard Square.

Amtrak Northeast Regional Route Highlights ''Providence, Rhode Island''

Providence, Rhode Island

Gaze at WaterFire’s blazing rivers. Experience history on Benefit Street and enjoy gelato in Federal Hill. Spend a day watching exotic animals and far-away stars in Roger Williams Park. Tour the littlest state’s grand state house and marvel at masterpieces by the likes of Battista, Monet and Degas at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum.

Amtrak Northeast Regional Route Highlights ''New York, New York State''

New York, New York State

New York - Penn Station

The City that Never Sleeps invites you to catch a show, walk the High Line’s elevated urban oasis or stroll the Brooklyn Bridge. Explore Central Park on bike or marvel at the metropolis from the top of the Empire State Building. Catch a ferry to Lady Liberty and then explore your roots at Ellis Island.

Experience great art and architecture at the Guggenheim, or stare at the stars at the Hayden Planetarium.

Amtrak Northeast Regional Route Highlights ''Philadelphia, Pennsylvania''

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia - William H Gray III 30th Street Station

Art, history, science and gastronomy blend beautifully in the City of Brotherly Love. Tour Independence Hall, where history was made with the stroke of many pens. Walk the narrow, cobblestone streets where our forefathers pondered the path to liberty.

Visit the Franklin Institute where its namesake inspires today’s scientists or check out the world-class collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Then treat your taste buds to cheesesteaks, hoagies and cannoli at the Reading Terminal Market.

Amtrak Northeast Regional Route Highlights ''Washington, DC''

Washington, DC

Washington, DC - Union Station

Arrive in DC’s magnificent Union Station and set off to discover the city by foot, bike or Metro. Tour the monuments and museums of the National Mall, including the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Enjoy the organic beauty of the National Botanic Gardens or bike the towpaths of the old C&O Canal or miles of trails along the Potomac River. Marvel at the magnificent architecture of the Library of Congress, the Supreme Court and of course, the U.S. Capitol.

Amtrak Northeast Regional Route Highlights ''Newport News/Norfolk''

Newport News/Norfolk

Enjoy beaches and boardwalks, lighthouses and light ships. Dive into the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center before you set your sights on the skies to watch naval aviators soar around you. Kayak with dolphins or cast your line from a pier as ships glide by silently and slip beyond the horizon.

Boston - Providence - New York City - Philadelphia - Washington, DC - Newport News/Norfolk
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