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About Amtrak Northeast Regional

The Northeast Regional is a passenger rail service operated by Amtrak that connects 48 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The service runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, with stops at several key destinations across the East Coast, including New York City, Washington D.C., Providence and Hartford.

As the more affordable of the two train lines that connect New York City with Boston and D.C. (the other one being Amtrak’s premium Acela service), the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular of all Amtrak routes. Trains run multiple times per day in either direction, transporting over 20,000 passengers on a daily basis. Northeast Regional train ticket prices start from $2.67 depending on the route.

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Amtrak Northeast Regional train coverage

Daily Trips4,921
stations54
cities48
countries1

Amtrak Northeast Regional train amenities

Amtrak Northeast Regional
Air conditioningAir conditioning
RestroomRestroom
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power outletPower outlet
SnacksSnacks
WiFiWiFi

Amtrak Northeast Regional reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Northeast Regional
4.6
Based on 1085 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Timeliness
4.7
Staff
4.3
Value
3.6
Condition
4.6
Amtrak Northeast Regional reviews from Wanderu customers
Jonathan
5.0
September 9, 2020Solo travel
Pros
Empty train
Cons
Just slightly dirty, some trash left behind
Tips
Enjoy
Ines
5.0
September 7, 2020Couples trip
Pros
Good space allowed us to keep social distance safely.
Cons
Bathroom cleanliness. Having a cleaning crew.
Christopher
5.0
September 5, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
I like the available WiFi
Cons
It was unclear to me what train to get on until I realized to look for the train number at the station
Tips
Look for the train number when you arrive at the station
Christine
5.0
September 5, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Everything
Cons
Just fine too me
Tips
Amtrak!!! baby yes
Holly
5.0
September 5, 2020Couples trip
Pros
Cleanliness of train and quiet
Cons
Leaving exactly on time it doesn’t even give a few minutes to spare if your running late
Tips
Be at least 15 minutes early

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Amtrak Northeast Regional trains have WiFi?

Yes, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Amtrak Northeast Regional will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak Northeast Regional WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the train?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak Northeast Regional trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Amtrak Northeast Regional might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Amtrak Northeast Regional's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Northeast Regional has 4921 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Amtrak Northeast Regional does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

Yes, Amtrak Northeast Regional requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak Northeast Regional trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Northeast Regional trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages available?

Amtrak Northeast Regional provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket?

Amtrak Northeast Regional does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Amtrak Northeast Regional offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak Northeast Regional goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Northeast Regional offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 4,921 Amtrak Northeast Regional trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets start at just $2.67. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

Boston to Aberdeen
Travel DateThu Dec 10
Price$82.80
Hartford to Windsor
Travel DateThu Dec 3
Price$3.34
Wallingford to Alexandria
Travel DateSat Dec 5
Price$49.41
Berlin to Hartford
Travel DateThu Dec 3
Price$3.34
Philadelphia to Westwood
Travel DateThu Dec 3
Price$38.73