Traveling the Boston/New York City/Washington D.C. Route
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Travel Time: Depending on your route, a nonstop flight can last anywhere from 45 minutes to two hours, not including travel time to and from the airport or check-in.
for the Delta shuttle timetable. Click here for the US Airways shuttle timetable.
Boston Travel Deals
Who: Amtrak offers both Acela Express and regional service between the three cities plus Philadelphia.
Cities Served: There are a number of weekday Acela Express round-trips between Washington D.C. and New York, as well as several weekday round-trips between Boston, New York and Washington. Weekend service runs approximately once every hour between New York and Washington D.C. and less frequently from Boston.
Cost: The lowest fare found on Acela Express was $198 roundtrip from New York to Boston, and $98 roundtrip on the slower regional service. From Washington D.C. to Boston, we found $314 roundtrip on Acela and $140 roundtrip on the regional train. Between Washington D.C. and New York, we found $278 roundtrip on Acela and $98 roundtrip on the regional train.
Travel Time: For Acela Express service, plan on about three hours between Washington D.C. and New York, about seven hours between Washington D.C. and Boston, and about three and a half hours between New York and Boston. For regional trains, add an additional 30 – 60 minutes, depending on your route. Click here for the Acela Express and Northeast Regional timetable.
of their travel, trains are the most eco-friendly option.