Current Passenger Services

SPECIAL! $12 each way on Amtrak Inside Vermont

To get a reservation number and pay cash when boarding:
Call 1-800-USA-RAIL and ask for the $12 "Inside Vermont" fare (code V-657). The agent will create a booking and you will receive a reservation number. Present your reservation number to the conductor and then pay with any acceptable method.
To purchase a discounted e-ticket online:
You can purchase this promotional fare online as well, but only a day or more advance. You will receive a PDF ticket to print out and present to the conductor upon boarding.  
  1. Follow this link
  2. Click "Book It Now" button on the right
  3. Choose your itinerary
  4. Choose the type of passenger
  5. Click yellow "Apply Discount" button on that page. Your discounted fare will now appear on the left
  6. Complete the transaction
NOTE:  In some cases, the regular fare could be less than the discounted one.

New! Amtrak apps for iPhone and Android

Experience a new way to take the train with Amtrak. Get simple and intuitive access to all the travel information you need, book your trip on the go, and stay up-to-date as trains arrive. Do it all without the hassle of your laptop, making calls or extra trips to the office.

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New Amtrak Speeds

As of March 18th, 2013 Amtrak trains operating in Vermont will be going faster! For complete details, please see Amtrak's press release. The latest schedule can be found here. A map summarizing the new speeds is included below.

Amtrak Ridership

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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 intermittent tourist passenger routes out of White River Junction. See their website for more information.