With so much to offer, it’s no wonder Vermont is a top destination for getaways year round. Whether you’re from Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York or anywhere along the way, the most scenic and comfortable way to get here is by train. Thanks to VRAN’s advocacy, Amtrak now allows you to bring a bicycle on board Vermont-bound trains (by reservation).
Daily Service between New York City and Rutland, Vermont, via Albany, NY
From all the outdoor adventures of upstate New York and Vermont, to miles of wilderness, the Ethan Allen Express takes you through the scenic Hudson River Valley, to spring skiing, summer getaway weekends on beautiful lakes and soaring peaks, and fabulous fall foliage.
Skip the drive and ride the train to Vermont resorts. With through-ticketing to Killington Resort and Pico Mountain, the only other ticket you'll need is a lift ticket. Book your ticket online for the Ethan Allen Express, choose Killington-Gramps Shuttle, VT (KLT) as your final destination and Amtrak's partner, Gramps Shuttle, will bring you to and from Rutland station and the slopes.
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Daily Service between Washington, DC, and St. Albans, Vermont
Travel north on the Vermonter line from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Hartford, or stops in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, to one of nine vibrant Vermont communities offering an array of enticing attractions and events.
Take in Vermont's scenic vistas and charming New England villages and downtowns bursting with arts, culture, and history. Experience the Green Mountain State's renowned recreational opportunities including world class ski resorts, mountain bike and cycling networks, and vast hiking trails.
The Vermonter now offers carry-on bike service, and Vermont destinations offer an array of amenities to support a car-free vacation.
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Save 15% on Amtrak’s Vermonter linking destinations within Vermont when you book Saver fares at least three days in advance. Click here for details.
Travel to & from Vermont on the Vermonter and the Ethan Allen Express and save 20%, when you book at least three days in advance . Click here for details.