The Vermonter Amtrak train travels daily between Washington D.C. and St. Albans, Vermont.  Ideal for nature lovers and business commuters, the Vermonter stops near hiking, skiing and cycling destinations as well as at quaint cities and bustling urban centers. Don’t miss views of fall foliage in autumn.

Things to Know

  • There is WiFi, a quiet car, cafe and business class seating on this route
  • The total commute time is almost 14 hours without delays
  • Beautiful travel in the winter when there is snow on the ground

Schedule

View the Amtrak timetable for the Vermonter train to plan your trip (be sure to verify latest schedules on the Amtrak site). You can also view current schedules via Google Maps or when booking your tickets.

Things to know:

  • One train in each direction daily
  • Slightly different schedules on weekends vs weekdays
  • Trains depart St. Albans around 9:15 a.m. and Washington D.C. before 8 a.m.

Reviews

Online reviews of the Vermonter are mostly positive and riders generally enjoy this route. Top tips and takeaways:

  • Great value and way to see Vermont
  • Scenic and trains not too crowded
  • Cleanliness can be hit or miss depending on how long the train has been in service (always good to pack cleaning wipes)

Major Stops

  • St. Albans
  • Montpelier
  • Brattleboro
  • Hartford
  • New Haven
  • New York City
  • Newark
  • Philadelphia
  • Baltimore
  • Washington D.C.

Attractions

  • Hard’ack Recreation Area
  • Aldis Hill Park
  • Saint Albans Museum
  • Cross Vermont Trail
  • Windsor Village Historic District
  • American Precision Museum
  • Old Constitution House
  • Claremont Municipal Airport
  • Connecticut River
  • Downtown Brattleboro
  • Wantastiquet Mountain Natural Area
  • Children’s Museum at Holyoke
  • Holyoke Heritage State Park
  • Connecticut Riverwalk and Bikeway
  • Pan African Historical Museum
  • Knights of Columbus Museum
  • Manhattan
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Empire State Building
  • Drexel University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Schuylkill River Trail
  • Delaware History Museum
  • Delaware Children’s Museum
  • The Delaware Contemporary Art Gallery
  • Wilmington Rowing Center
  • U.S. Capitol
  • Washington D.C. Museums