Passenger Service

SUSPENSION NOTICE - Please be advised that as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and in conformance with Governor Scott’s March 24, 2020 Stay Home, Stay Safe order, all Vermont passenger rail service on the Vermonter and the Ethan Allen Express is suspended beginning on March 26, 2020, until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


The Vermonter

Amtrak’s Vermonter originates in Washington, DC and operates on the Northeast Corridor up to New Haven, Connecticut where it heads north on the Springfield line to Springfield, Massachusetts. North of that point begins the Vermont state supported service that stops at Amherst, Massachusetts, Brattleboro, Bellows Falls Vermont, Claremont New Hampshire, Windsor, White River Junction, Randolph, Montpelier, Waterbury, Essex Junction, and terminating in St. Albans, Vermont.

Ethan Allen Express

Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express originates in Penn Station, New York City and terminates in Rutland, Vermont. The State supported portion of the route begins at the Albany/Rensselaer station and includes stops at Schenectady, Saratoga Springs, and Fort Edward, New York and Castleton, and finally Rutland, Vermont.

Tourist Trains

Green Mountain Railroad offers seasonal tourist passenger trains out of Burlington and Chester, Vermont. See their website for more information.