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 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.
 

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 Amtrak.com 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 Amtrak.com 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 AmtrakVirginia.com.

Features & Amenities

Amenities vary by train.

Accommodations vary by train.

Corridor Café 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

Trails & Rails - Heritage Appreciation Onboard

An innovative partnership program between the National Park Service and Amtrak, the Trails & Rails program provides Amtrak passengers with educational opportunities to foster an appreciation of a selected region's natural and cultural heritage and renews the long tradition of associating railroads with National Parks. As part of the Trails & Rails program, National Mall & Memorial Parks guides are onboard the Northeast Regional between Washington, DC and New York, NY.

Learn More about Trails & Rails

Trails & Rails - Heritage Appreciation Onboard

An innovative partnership program between the National Park Service and Amtrak, the Trails & Rails program provides Amtrak passengers with educational opportunities to foster an appreciation of a selected region's natural and cultural heritage and renews the long tradition of associating railroads with National Parks. As part of the Trails & Rails program, National Mall & Memorial Parks guides are onboard the Northeast Regional between Washington, DC and New York, NY.

Learn More about Trails & Rails