If you are traveling between Pittsfield, MA, and New York, NY, or using one of the many intermediate stops, this Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Schedule may help you plan your next Amtrak Adventure. The Berkshire Flyer is a seasonal train from Memorial Day to Labour Day. Tickets are available for purchase starting March 20, 2023.
In addition to the schedule, there is a printable PDF for you to download to your device or print. You can also find the basics of this train within this article.
The information for these guides comes from Amtrak, and Amtrak can change times anytime.
Temporary Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Schedule Changes, Service Alerts, And Notices
Below is a link to Amtrak’s page informing passengers of temporary service or station changes. It doesn’t hurt to check before booking and leaving for the station.
Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Accommodations
Coach seating features comfortable seats, a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets.
Business class includes extra legroom, a comfortable seat, and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.
Additionally, Business Class customers receive a 25% bonus on Amtrak Guest Rewards points.
Wi-Fi – is free and available on this train.
According to the Amtrak website, there was no cafe car on this train in 2022, which could change in 2023. You can check if they added one this year when booking.
You may bring food and drink aboard the train, but you cannot consume alcohol on the train you brought aboard.
The Cafe Car offers a variety of hot and cold meals, snacks, and hot and cold beverages and is available for all customers for most of the journey. This car may close at the start and end of the route.
Carry-On/Trainside bicycles: you can bring up to 50 lbs. Standard bicycle sizes apply. Maximum tire width: 2”. Check the link for details, and bike service may not be available at all stations.
Amtrak allows dogs and cats up to 20 pounds (combined weight of pet and carrier) for trips up to seven hours.
These spots could be limited; you will know if you can bring a pet when booking. If you plan to bring your pet, consider the limitations and rules.
This train does not offer a checked bag service; you can bring two pieces of luggage and two personal items. All bags must be under 50 pounds. For more information, check out Amtrak’s baggage policy.
Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Schedule
Use this as a guide; check with Amtrak.com or your eticket for exact times, as they can change anytime. If there are two times, the first is the arrival, the second is the departure, and if there is only one, it is a quick stop.
Click on the stations to see the services offered at that stop.
The Berkshire Flyer is a seasonal train from Memorial Day to Labour Day weekends. Tickets are currently not available, and this info is based on the 2023 schedule.
|3:15p||New York, NY|
Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Sta.(NYP)
|3:39p||Yonkers, NY (YNY)||6:38p||14|
|3:58p||Croton-Harmon, NY (CRT)||6:10p||32|
|4:40p||Poughkeepsie, NY (POU)||5:30p||73|
|4:55p||Rhinecliff, NY (RHI)|
|5:15p||Hudson, NY (HUD)||4:50p||114|
|5:45p | 6:17p||Albany-Rensselaer, NY (ALB)||4:10p | 4:30p||141|
|7:12p||Pittsfield, MA (PIT)||3:00p|
Printable Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Schedule
Feel free to print out or download this page from Amtrak.
Shuttle & Bus – Get From The Train To Where You Want
Transport The People – (413) 443-7111 or (800) 639-9605
There is a shuttle service to take you those last few miles from/to the Pittsfield Intermodal Center (Amtrak train Station):
- Fridays, the shuttle service from the Pittsfield Intermodal Center to the lodging destinations in the Berkshires.
- Sundays, pick-up shuttle service from the lodging destinations in the Berkshires to the Pittsfield Intermodal Center.
There is a flat fare of $20 per person per ride to most lodging destinations in the Berkshires. Book your ride in advance (strongly preferred) or when you arrive in Pittsfield. (Based on 2022 numbers)
A wheelchair-accessible van is available on request (call for price, advanced booking required).
Berkshire Regional Transit Authority provides public bus services throughout the Berkshires. Contact the BRTA at (413) 499-2782 for routes, schedules, and more information.
Taxi and Limo Service
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