Boston is connected to Amtrak’s busy Northeast corridor, which provides multiple options for travel to the city depending on your starting location. We recommend using Google Maps with your start and end stations or cities to view Amtrak schedules and options. Or explore the following routes:
Boston Amtrak Routes
- Downeaster (North Station only, travel to/from Maine)
- Acela Express (Northeast coast)
- Lake Shore Limited (Midwest)
- Northeast Regional (Northeast coast)
Things to Know
- Boston has three Amtrak stations: North Station, South Station (downtown/financial district) and Back Bay (next to Copley Place).
- It’s easy to connect to local transit (MBTA) once in Boston. The orange subway line stops at North Station and Back Bay, and red line trains stop at South Station.
- Trip time between Boston and New York City is just under four hours on the Acela Express, and about one hour longer via the Northeast Regional train.