Berkshire Flyer

  • New York
  • Poughkeepsie
  • Albany
  • Pittsfield
4 hours 5 minutes Late June through early September (Labor Day)

Skip the Thruway and take the view way to the Berkshires this summer. Bypass stop-and-go traffic as you roll along the Hudson River valley. The Berkshire Flyer offers seasonal weekend service to and from New York’s Moynihan Station to Pittsfield, MA. Just be sure to pack your appetite — and your bike if you like. The Berkshires’ great restaurants, spas, cultural attractions and outdoor pursuits await you.

Business Class on the Berkshire Flyer

Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business Class on the Berkshire Flyer and you’ll have access to exclusive amenities such as a fully refundable ticket if canceled prior to departure, 25% point bonus for Amtrak Guest Rewards members, leather seating with footrests and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages on select trains.

Escape to the cool air of the Berkshire Mountains this summer. Hug the Hudson and watch the Catskills slowly rise up from the river valley. Roll past quaint towns and villages before pulling into Downtown Pittsfield. Sample the Berkshire region’s hottest wine bars and restaurants. Soak up local art and culture or get soaked in mountain waterfalls and lakes.

“One of the great things about travel is you find out how many good, kind people there are.” — Edith Wharton