As of May 2015, Amtrak offers two routes between Boston and New York City: the Acela Express and the Northeast Regional. The Acela Express runs multiple times a day, while trains on the Northeast Regional route run daily.
The Acela Express is a daily commuter train that runs between Boston and Washington, D.C. with a stop in New York City. Business-class and first-class seating are available on this line and come with added perks, such as a complimentary meal and extra seating space.
The Northeast Regional runs between Boston and Virginia Beach with stops in New York. The train makes one roundtrip journey per day. It also offers a business-class seating and a "quiet car" where cell phone use is not permitted.