The 9 Best Train Rides to New York City

US train travel in the US is not as easy as European or Japanese train travel, but thankfully, people living in New York City live at the heart of railway transportation in the US.

Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited offers daily departures to take New Yorkers to the Windy City. The route takes passengers through some gorgeous Upstate New York areas.

NYC to Chicago: 22 hours 

Amtrak's Northeast Territories is Westerly, Rhode Island, the train passes Connecticut bridges, past spectacular water views and pastoral areas.

NYC to Westerly, Rhode Island: 3 hours 

NYC to Boston: 3 hours 43 minutes on Acela, 5 hours on Regional

NYC to Philadelphia: 1 hour 20 minutes

NYC to Delaware: 2 hours

NYC to Washington, D.C.: 3 hours on Acela, 3 hours 40 minutes on Regional

NYC to New York's Adirondacks: 3 hours 30 minutes

NYC to Montauk, New York: 3 hours

NYC to Sleepy Hollow, New York: 53 minutes 

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