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There is one daily train from Northampton to Essex Junction. Traveling by train from Northampton to Essex Junction usually takes around 4 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||152 mi (244 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 0m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Vermonter|
Which train should you take from Northampton to Essex Junction?
Amtrak Vermonter is the one and only train line which connects Northampton, Massachusetts to Essex Junction, Vermont. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Vermonter||1||4h 21m||$52.36|
The Vermonter is an Amtrak passenger train that connects St. Albans, VT to Washington, D.C. by way of New York City. The journey is renowned for the beautiful scenic views that it presents as it passes through the Green Mountains and the Berkshires. Aboard the Vermonter, passengers can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets at every seat and extra legroom. You can also grab a bite to eat or enjoy a refreshing beverage from the train’s café. There are 1 Vermonter trains traveling from Northampton to Essex Junction every day, with prices starting from $52.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Northampton to Essex Junction during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Northampton to Essex Junction?
The distance between Northampton and Essex Junction is approximately 152 miles, or 244 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours,
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Northampton to Essex Junction are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Northampton at 3:00pm and arrives in Essex Junction around 4 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Northampton to Essex Junction?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Essex Junction with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Essex Junction to Northampton.
Where is the train station in Northampton?
There is one train station in Northampton.
Where is the train station in Essex Junction?
Essex Junction has one train station.
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