Passenger Rail Service

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is pleased to report that Amtrak services in Vermont have resumed as of Monday, July 19, 2021.


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. Tickets are available for purchase here.


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. For more Vermont attractions along the Western Corridor see Tickets are available for purchase here.


Tourist Trains

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


Toni H. Clithero
AMTRAK Grants Program Manager
Phone: (802) 595-6743