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Lake Shore Limited

New York/Boston - Albany - Chicago
Lake Shore Limited Route Map
Daily Service between Chicago and New York City, through South Bend, Cleveland and Buffalo, along Some of the Prettiest Shorelines of the USA

You'll travel along the south shore of Lake Michigan, the Mohawk River, and the Erie Canal, following a famous Native American Highway. In New York State, you'll pass through the Finger Lakes region to Albany, capital of the Empire State.

From there, travel through the Berkshires and stop in Pittsfield, where you can tour the house where Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick. Or, visit the Berkshire Museum. In Boston, make connections to Providence and Mystic Seaport on our Regional service.

Onboard, make the most of our luxurious Viewliner accommodations. Stretch out in your comfortable seat or relax in your Viewliner Sleeper.

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Schedule (PDF )
  • Effective June 9, 2014
  • Frequency
    Length of Trip
    19 hours
    48, 49, 448, 449
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