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Northeast Regional • Boston to Washington D.C. Via NYC

Rail Journey – from £119

Boston | New York | Washington D.C.

The Northeast Regional and Acela Express offer regular downtown to downtown service between New York, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and other intermediate cities, as well as many convenient round-trips between New York and Boston.

  • Marvel at incredible sights as you sit back
  • Relax on comfortable reclining seats
  • Enjoy refreshments in the dining car
  • Book with flights as part of a complete America holiday

Your Rail Journey

Speed past the traffic jams and toll booth tie-ups. Rest, read or reflect, the choice is yours. Arrive at your selected station to find yourself just steps away from our nation’s hubs of business, commerce and history. Discover the hassle-free way to travel to the great cities of the Northeast.

Onboard the Acela Express, food service is available in the Café Car, featuring table seating. Foodservice is normally available from early morning until late evening.

Coach Class

Coach Class travel is an economical way to travel from New York to Washington or Boston whilst taking in the beautiful scenery along the way. Coach Class seats include:

  • Wide, comfortable reclining seats
  • Ample legroom for your comfort
  • A fold-down tray for dining
  • Individual reading light
  • Electrical sockets right at your seat

Business Class

Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business Class and you’ll enjoy all the benefits of Coach Class travel, as well as upgraded amenities such as:

  • Exclusive business class carriages
  • Comfortable leather seats with footrests
  • Extended legroom
  • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages

First Class

First Class seating is available exclusively on Acela Express. First Class passengers enjoy premium amenities, complimentary onboard food and beverage services and privileged access to ClubAcela lounges in Boston South Station, New York Penn Station, Philadelphia 30th Street Station and Washington, DC Union Station.


The Northeast Regional rail journey departs multiple times a day from Boston to Washington D.C. via New York and vice versa.

The journey has stops at 17+ stations, including New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Duration at each station will vary.

Train Tickets, Flights & More

With FREEDOM, you can book everything you need for your America rail holiday in one place; flights, hotels, tours and more.

Please note, advanced booking is highly recommended.

Route Map

Northeast Regional • Boston to Washington D.C. Via NYC route map

Northeast Regional • Boston to Washington D.C. Via NYC

Rail Journey – from £119

Include this Rail Journey in an America holiday designed for you

Please note, train departure and arrival times may change. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations may apply.