Grand Central Train Terminal

Address: 89 East 42nd Street in Midtown Manhattan
Grand Central is one of the largest train stations in the world with 44 platforms and 67 tracks. Over 150.000 commuters use the station every day.
The Metro-North Train consist of:
– Harlem Line
– Hudson Line
– New Haven Line

Pennsylvania Station (Penn Station)

Most people call the railway station “Penn Station”
Address: 7th Avenue, Manhattan
Penn station is used by:
Amtrak (Northeast Corridor: Washington, Boston, Baltimore and others)
– Amtrak (Empire Corridor): line between Niagara Falls and New York City
New Jersey Transit trains (Atlantic City, New Jersey, Philadelphia)
Long Island Rail Road: to Jamaica Station/JFK Airport
SEPTA commuter trains

Train JFK Airport <-> New York City

There is not a direct rail service between JFK Airport and New York City. The airport train (“AirTrain”) connects JFK Airport with Howard Beach Station and Jamaica Station. From there passengers can transfer to the New York subway or Long Island Rail Road train (LIRR).

Acela Express train to Washington

Acela Express is Amtrak’s high-speed rail service between Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston. Top speed is 241km/hour; average speed between Washington and New York is 129km/hour. From Penn Station to Washington Union Station takes 3h.15min. A reserved coach seat cost $74. Cheapest business seat is $111. First class seats are available from $237.

Amtrak trains to other USA cities

– to Atlantic City: 2h.38 min
– to Baltimore: 2h.28 min
– to Boston downtown: 5h.25 min
– to Boston downtown: 3h.29 min
– to Chicago (indirect/direct): 19 – 21 hours
– to Chicago (fast): 9h.46 min
– to Miami: 27h.40 min
– to Niagara Falls: 9h.35min
– to Philadelphia: 1h.22 min