As of 2015, the Amtrak routes from Boston to New York are the Northeast Regional and Acela Express. The Acela Express takes about 3.5 hours of travel time from one city to the other, while the Northeast Regional requires about 4.5 hours of traveling.
The two Amtrak routes from Boston to New York allow travelers to bring up to two bags onboard with them as well as small personal items. During the duration of the trip, the bags remain with the passengers. The two Amtrak routes offer the traveler the chance to sit in a quiet car where guest speak in quieter tones. They also offer Wi-Fi and the chance to get food and drink.