Acela high-speed trains travel between Boston and Washington D.C. multiple times each day. Choose from business-class seats or upgrade to first class for complimentary meal service and free beverages. All passengers can also stop by the on-board café to purchase food.

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Things to Know

  • There is café car available to all passengers.
  • Seats are assigned (you can change your assignment after purchasing your tickets).
  • First class has single seat options, so you don’t have to sit next to anyone.
  • Trains can fill up on Monday morning and in the afternoon on Thursday and Friday.
  • The Acela Express is faster than the Northeast Regional trains that travel along a similar route, especially when traveling longer distances.

Schedule Highlights

There are multiple Acela trains to choose from each day. View latest schedules and timetables on

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