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Greater Boston and Cambridge is served by subway commuter trains, and Amtrak.

The MBTA runs daily train, bus and trolley service through the Greater Boston Area. That system is called the "T". The system no longer accepts tokens and requires Charlie Cards or Charlie Tickets. Extended passes are also available. Call 617-222-3200 for more information.

Boston – North Station (BON) Amtrak Station

135 Causeway Street Boston, MA, 02114 Phone: 800-872-7245

The Downeaster offers four round trips every day from Boston North Station to Portland, ME. Intermediate stops include Woburn, MA; Haverhill, MA; Exeter, NH; Durham, NH; Wells, ME; Saco, ME; Old Orchard Beach, ME. Length of trip is 2 hours. Information and reservations: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com. Schedules may be subject to change without notice; always call ahead to confirm schedules and routes.

Framingham (FRA) Amtrak Station

441 Waverly Street Framingham, MA, 01701 Phone: 800-872-7245

The Lakeshore Limited offers daily trips from New York to Chicago, passing through Boston. Stops in Massachusetts include Boston-South Station, Boston-Back Bay, Framingham, Worcester, Springfield and Pittsfield. Information and reservations: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com. Schedules may be subject to change without notice; always call ahead to confirm schedules and routes.

Boston-Back Bay (BBY) Amtrak Station

145 Dartmouth Street Boston, MA, 02116 Phone: 800-872-7245

Regional Route offers downtown-to-downtown service up and down the Northeast Corridor from Boston to Newport News, VA, with many departures every day. Some of the major stops include Boston South Station; Boston Back Bay; Westwood Route 128; Providence, RI; Mystic, CT; New London, CT; Windsor, CT; Hartford, CT; Stamford, CT; New York; Newark, NJ; Trenton, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Wilmington, DE; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; Alexandria, VA; Quantico, VA; Richmond, VA; Williamsburg, VA. Amtrak shuttle trains provide additional service between New Haven, CT, and Springfield, MA. Van or car service is available from Kingston, RI, to Newport, RI. Seasonal ferry service to Martha’s Vineyard is available from Kingston, RI. Length of trip is 12 hours and 30 minutes. Information and reservations: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com.
Acela Express offers fast service from Boston to Washington. Hourly service downtown to downtown during peak morning and afternoon rush hours between New York and Washington, D.C., and intermediate cities. Some of the major stops include Boston South Station; Boston Back Bay; Westwood Route 128; Providence, RI; New London, CT; New Haven, CT; New York, Newark, NJ; Trenton, NJ; Philadelphia; Wilmington, DE; Baltimore; BWI Airport; Washington, D.C. Length of trip is 7 hours. Information and reservations: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com.
The Lakeshore Limited offers daily trips from New York to Chicago, passing through Boston. Stops in Massachusetts include Boston-South Station, Boston-Back Bay, Framingham, Worcester, Springfield and Pittsfield. Information and reservations: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com. Schedules may be subject to change without notice; always call ahead to confirm schedules and routes.

Boston – South Station (BOS) Amtrak Station

Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 800-872-7245

Regional Route offers downtown-to-downtown service up and down the Northeast Corridor from Boston to Newport News, VA, with many departures every day. Some of the major stops include Boston South Station; Boston Back Bay; Westwood Route 128; Providence, RI; Mystic, CT; New London, CT; Windsor, CT; Hartford, CT; Stamford, CT; New York; Newark, NJ; Trenton, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Wilmington, DE; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; Alexandria, VA; Quantico, VA; Richmond, VA; Williamsburg, VA. Amtrak shuttle trains provide additional service between New Haven, CT, and Springfield, MA. Van or car service is available from Kingston, RI, to Newport, RI. Seasonal ferry service to Martha’s Vineyard is available from Kingston, RI. Length of trip is 12 hours and 30 minutes. Information and reservations: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com.
Acela Express offers fast service from Boston to Washington. Hourly service downtown to downtown during peak morning and afternoon rush hours between New York and Washington, D.C., and intermediate cities. Some of the major stops include Boston South Station; Boston Back Bay; Westwood Route 128; Providence, RI; New London, CT; New Haven, CT; New York, Newark, NJ; Trenton, NJ; Philadelphia; Wilmington, DE; Baltimore; BWI Airport; Washington, D.C. Length of trip is 7 hours. Information and reservations: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com.
The Lakeshore Limited offers daily trips from New York to Chicago, passing through Boston. Stops in Massachusetts include Boston-South Station, Boston-Back Bay, Framingham, Worcester, Springfield and Pittsfield. Information and reservations: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com. Schedules and routes are subject to change without notice; always call ahead to confirm.