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About Amtrak Vermonter

The Amtrak Vermonter is an Amtrak passenger train that connects St. Albans, Vermont to Washington, D.C. by way of New York City, with stops in 12 cities total. The Vermonter has been in operation since 1995 and carries close to 100,000 passengers a year. Currently, ticket prices vary from £4.71 to £153.79.

Vermonter trains pass through multiple towns in western Massachusetts as well as major cities like Philadelphia and Baltimore. The entire journey from northern Vermont to the nation's capital takes over 13 hours, and is renowned for its natural scenic beauty. From New York or DC, you can transfer onto several other Amtrak lines that travel inland or further down the East Coast.


Amtrak Vermonter train coverage

Daily Trips144

Amtrak Vermonter train amenities

Amtrak Vermonter
Air conditioningAir conditioning
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power pointPower point

Amtrak Vermonter reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Vermonter
Based on 87 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Amtrak Vermonter reviews from Wanderu customers
Zerina Marie
3 July 2020Visiting family
There was plenty of seating and overhead storage available. There seemed to be plenty of food options as well, though it was my partner who went to purchase food. One of the conductors let passengers know if their stop was coming up, which I thought was very considerate...More
20 April 2020Solo travel
Obtuve atención de las personas a las que acudí para preguntar. El empleado con suma amabilidad me ayudó con mi equipaje y me llevo hasta el vagón.
No dejas pasar homeless people.
Sigamos siendo amables con todos y cada uno de nosotros.
8 March 2020Visiting family
I didn’t have to take the bus.
It was mobbed. The conductor kept yelling at people to sit down “there’s a seat for everyone! Sit down!” In fact there was not. We had to stop and they added another car to the end. People were also unwilling to move bags for others to pass in the aisle or sit in the ad...More
27 February 2020Vacation
The trip was nice but the train man kept telling me to put my feet off the seat in a very rude way, my feet weren’t even touching the seat, my legs We’re just up and kept telling me to put my feet off of it very rude.
Let me put my feet up
22 February 2020Visiting friends
Very relaxing I would do all over again
Traveling by train is more convenient than the bus.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Amtrak Vermonter trains have WiFi?

Yes, Amtrak Vermonter offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Amtrak Vermonter will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak Vermonter WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power points or USB points on the train?

Yes, there are power points onboard Amtrak Vermonter trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbour might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power points, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power point USB converter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Amtrak Vermonter might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Amtrak Vermonter's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Vermonter has 144 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Amtrak Vermonter does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

Yes, Amtrak Vermonter requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Are there toilets on Amtrak Vermonter trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Vermonter trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or drinks offered during the trip?

Amtrak Vermonter provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Vermonter ticket?

Amtrak Vermonter does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Amtrak Vermonter offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak Vermonter goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Vermonter offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Amtrak Vermonter tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 144 Amtrak Vermonter trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Vermonter tickets start at just £4.71. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

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