Once you step off the train, there's easy access to Vermont's downtown hotels, B&B's and inns. There's no need for shuttles or layovers upon arrival. Vermont's downtowns are home to unique local businesses, locavore restaurants, historic architecture, as well as rich cultural and social activities.
Arrive on Time
There's no worries about road construction, traffic or weather delays when you're leisurely enjoying the views of the Hudson River Valley and Vermont's farms, villages and Green Mountains. The Ethan Allen Express connects you to year-round outdoor adventures. Go ahead, skip the cab ride and go for the train.
Enjoy the Journey
Ride in comfort and take in the scenery and amenities. Whether you're from Washington, DC, Philadelphia, New York or anywhere along the way, the scenic route is by train. For your convenience, light fare, snacks and beverages are available in the Café Car. For added comfort, reserve a Business Class seat and enjoy 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.
Amtrak Alerts Information and updates affecting travel
- Empire Service, Ethan Allen, Adirondack and Maple Leaf Trains Will Stop at Grand Central Terminal instead of Penn Station
- Effective May 26 through September 3, 2018
Features & Amenities
Downloadable menus are updated regularly, but menu items and prices are subject to change and may be different from what is available onboard.
Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.
Amtrak Thruway Service offers convenient connecting transportation to the Killington resort area from the Ethan Allen Express. Amtrak takes care of booking and ticketing — just choose Killington, VT as your destination. The shuttle will transport your ski equipment so you can enjoy your entire trip car free and see more and do more on your trip.
New York, New YorkNew York - Penn Station
The City that Never Sleeps invites you to catch a show, walk the High Line’s elevated urban oasis or stroll the Brooklyn Bridge. Explore Central Park on bike or marvel at the metropolis from the top of the Empire State Building. Catch a ferry to Lady Liberty and then explore your roots at Ellis Island.
Experience great art and architecture at the Guggenheim or stare at the stars at the Hayden Planetarium.
Saratoga Springs, New York
Get lost in time and experience Saratoga Springs just like a 19th century tourist. Stroll past grand Victorian architecture, sip from 21 public mineral springs and play the odds at its historic racetrack.
Re-live history on the battlefields of Saratoga National Historic Park before mixing in a round of golf, shopping and dining for a modern day cure to all that ails you.
Whatever the season, Rutland beckons outdoor enthusiasts. Marvel at magnificent fall colors. Catch a shuttle to the 150-plus trails at the “Beast of the East,” Killington Ski Resort. Ride a summertime alpine slide or test your mountain biking skills.
When hunger hits, satisfy your appetite with the four-season flavors of Vermont’s largest year-round farmers market.