Amtrak will launch its new Acela Nonstop service, which will offer direct service between New York Penn Station and Washington Union Station, starting Monday, Sept. 23. Tickets are now available for purchase.
The initial weekday only schedule includes one southbound (NYP-WAS) and one northbound train (WAS-NYP) per day, and should take approximately two hours and 35 minutes.
The southbound train will depart NYP at 6:35 a.m. and is scheduled to arrive at WAS around 9:10 a.m. The northbound train will depart WAS at 4:30 p.m., and arrive at NYP around 7:05 p.m.