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Acela to NY: Train travel dogs the airlines

May 26, 2014

Airline travel has become so much like bus service (and bad bus service at that) that taking the train makes sense even when that involves driving an hour in to the station.

Acela DC -> NY takes under 3 hours all told.

Acela DC -> NY takes under 3 hours all told.

The acela has comfortable seats, wifi, power, and a cafe car. Boarding requires only waiting a few minutes at the gate (like 5, versus 90). And when you get to NY you find yourself at Penn Station right in the middle of the city.

Net.  Nuff said.

Net. Nuff said.

Why fly? Good question.

2 Responses to “Acela to NY: Train travel dogs the airlines”


  1. […] in all, the apartment is a great base of operations for a NY run. Take the acela and pick up some Krispy Kreme’s at Penn Station to import to […]


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