Adirondack trains travel daily between New York City and Montreal (effective April 3, 2023). It’s a popular train ride for viewing fall foliage in the Hudson River Valley, traveling to wineries, exploring Lake Champlain and visiting Canada.

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Things to Know

  • There is free WiFi and a café.
  • Travel between New York City and Albany if you want to view the fall leaves in the Hudson River Valley.
  • You’ll need proper documents if you plan to cross the border between Canada and United States. Children under 18 must be with an adult. View all guidelines.
  • No checked bags on this train, but you can bring luggage on board for placement in overhead bins or in limited space at the ends of train cars.

Schedule Highlights

  • This is a daytime train (not overnight).
  • Trains depart Montreal and New York City in the morning.
  • Travel time between NYC and Montreal is about 11.5 hours.

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Popular Stops



  • Empire State Building
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Hudson River Valley
  • Adirondack Mountains
  • Fort Edward Yacht Basin
  • Champlain Canal
  • Birthplace of the U.S. Navy (Whitehall)
  • Skene Manor
  • Skenesborough Museum
  • Fort Ticonderoga
  • Van Slooten Harbour Marina
  • Moriah Campsite & Beach
  • Lake Champlain ferries (to Vermont)
  • City of Plattsburgh Marina
  • Plattsburgh Boat Basin
  • Macdonough Monument
  • Square Dorchester
  • Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral
  • Downtown Montreal

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