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Trip Summary

18 trains operate daily from Westwood to New York. The train trip from Westwood to New York is usually about 3 hours and 47 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Acela train can get you there in as little as 3 hours and 21 minutes.

Distance177 mi (286 km)
Fastest train3h 21m
Lowest price€20.12
Trains per day18
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Westwood to New York

(Based on 22 ratings and reviews)




4 May 2024- Solo travel

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Very convenient. Love that it arrives at Penn Station. Midtown. Cons: Would love to have the option N/A or I don't remember for your survey. I don't know if there was WiFi or not. Tips: Give the train configuration. Coach class, restaurant's car, quiet car etc....



2 May 2024- Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Comfortable and hassle-free. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.



11 January 2024- Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

So easy to get to the station at Route 128 and very comfortable traveling to New York. WiFi was reliable and seats were very comfortable



27 October 2023- Visiting friends

Amtrak Acela

Pros: The fact that the route hugs the Atlantic shoreline for most of the way; the scenery is great and very interesting! Cons: Pretty much ok. Not quite up to SBB standadrs ;-) but similar to riding the train in Italy or France. Tips: Enjoy!



16 December 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Price. Cons: Amtrak overbooked.

What is the price of a train ticket from Westwood to New York?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Westwood and New York cost €75.92, on average. Booking your trip at least 25 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around €109.80 more.

Average prices by travel date


For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Westwood to New York will range from €56 to €169. If you're planning to travel by train to New York in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Westwood you can find in the next 7 days is €80. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

You can find the lowest prices on this route during January. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Westwood to New York, with the average price at just €93. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to €149. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you're looking to save on your train trip from Westwood to New York, book online with Wanderu at least 25 days in advance. That way, you’ll save €109.80 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Westwood to New York?

There are 3 train lines with service from Westwood to New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak53h 39m€169.93
Amtrak Acela83h 31m€150.67
Amtrak Northeast Regional104h 1m€104.43
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 5 Amtrak trains from Westwood to New York every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €35.

  • The Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed rail service. Connecting 15 cities along the Northeast Corridor of the United States, the Acela is Amtrak’s fastest running passenger train, developing a speed of up to 82.2 mph. Acela trains are equipped with free high-speed internet, power outlets and extra comfortable seats. In addition, all Acela passengers have access to the line’s signature Corridor Café where they can unwind and enjoy a freshly prepared meal with a glass of wine. There are 8 Acela trips from Westwood to New York every day, including the weekend. As it is Amtrak’s most premium service, the average Acela train ticket may cost more than other train lines.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 10 daily train trips from Westwood to New York, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Westwood and New York is approximately 177 miles, or 286 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 21 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Westwood to New York on Thursday. Tickets for Thursday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Westwood at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 18 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Westwood to New York.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Westwood.

City Information


Westwood, Massachusetts, is a small town about 13 miles outside of Boston. This quaint suburb's high-quality school system and 30-minute commute into Boston make it a popular place for families to live.

Although Westwood maintains a distinct small-town vibe, there are growing shopping opportunities in the University Station area and along High Street. Buckmaster Pond is a popular spot for fishing, picnicking, walking, and in the winter, ice skating. Several working farms in the area welcome visitors to walk around the land, meet barnyard animals, and purchase fresh produce and goods. The historic Bradley Estate in neighboring Canton is also a gorgeous place to explore in the area.

Westwood connects to Boston via the MBTA commuter rail and is located right off I-95. Westwood also has its own Amtrak station, connecting to Amtrak's Northeast Regional line and Acela services.

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Westwood?

Main departure station: 50 University Ave

There is one train station in Westwood.

All train stations in Westwood:

  • 50 University Ave

Where is the train station in New York?

New York, NY - Penn Station - NYCPEN-0

Main arrival station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

Train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

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