Northeast Regional

  • Boston
  • Providence / Springfield
  • Hartford
  • New York
  • Washington, DC
  • Roanoke / Richmond
  • Norfolk / Newport News
  • Virginia Beach
12 hours 30 minutes 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 14 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.

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 Sleeping Car Service Coming to Select Northeast Regional Departures


Instead of catching a red eye, get some shut eye, in the Sleeping Car on Northeast Regional trains 65, 66 and 67.  Select from a Roomette, Bedroom or Accessible Bedroom and enjoy a dedicated attendant to provide turndown service, and assist with meals and luggage. You'll also have complimentary Metropolitan Lounge access at Washington -  Union Station and Boston - South Station. Don't forget the complimentary alcoholic beverage upon boarding and continental breakfast before arrival.

Rest comfortably in a room of your own, and sleep on your way to, or through, the city that never sleeps, and other great destinations between Boston and Washington, DC.

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. Buy your tickets on or our app.

Year-round connecting service is also available between the Kingston station (KIN) and Newport. Reservations are required. Call Airline Express Limousine & Car Service (401) 295-1100 for more information.

Connections to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, MA

During the summer season connecting shuttle bus service is available between the Providence station (PVD) and the New Bedford, MA, ferry terminal, with onward service by Seastreak ferry to/from both Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Buy your tickets on or our app.

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. And with departures from Norfolk to destinations north of the city, travelers 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. Learn more at

Features & Amenities

Amenities vary by train.

Accommodations vary by train.

Corridor Café Menu
Northeast Regional Sleeper Service Menu

Downloadable menus are updated regularly, but menu items and prices are subject to change and may be different from what is available onboard.

Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.

See the Complete Pet Program Guidelines

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