Amtrak Vermonter Schedule
Amtrak Vermonter Schedule

2023-2024 Amtrak Vermonter Schedule/Timetable

Knowing the Amtrak Vermonter Schedule will help you plan an adventure between St. Albans, Essex Junction (Burlington), Springfield, New York, Washington, DC, or any of the train’s intermediate stops.

In addition to the schedule, there is a printable PDF for you to download to your device or print, and the basics of this train within this article.

Where To Check Temporary Schedule And Service Changes To The Amtrak Vermonter Schedule

Below is the link to Amtrak’s page informing passengers of service or station changes, often only temporary. It doesn’t hurt to check before and after you book, especially before leaving for the station.

Amtrak Vermonter Basics

The Vermonter Numbers

Amtrak’s Northbound Vermonter is 54 and 56, with 55 and 57 being the Southbound. The train does have separate weekday and weekend schedules, although some times are the same.

Seating Accommodations

Amfleet Coach
Amfleet Coach Class

The Vermonter offers two seating accommodations. Coach seating features comfortable seats, a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets.

You can upgrade to business class, which gives you 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 & Entertainment

Amtrak offers free Wi-Fi on this train. While free, it does have some restrictions, for it can throttle or not allow streaming. You may not be able to download or upload large files.

Amtrak does not offer streaming entertainment, but here are some entertainment ideas for you.


The Vermonter has a cafe car that offers a variety of hot and cold meals, snacks, and hot and cold beverages.

The cafe car is available for all customers for most of the journey.

This car may close at the start and end of the route. The conductors or the cafe car attendant will announce the location of the cafe car.

Amtrak's Amfleet Café Car
Amtrak’s Amfleet Cafe Car

Bringing Food And Drink On The Train

You may bring food and drink aboard the train, but Amtrak cannot heat, chill, or store it.

You can carry alcohol on the train but not drink what you brought aboard. If you want an adult beverage, you can purchase it in the cafe. If you get out of hand or caught drinking from your stash, Amtrak could remove you from the train.


Carry-On/Trainside bicyclesYou can bring up to 50 lbs. Standard bicycle sizes apply. Maximum tire width: 2″. Check the link for details; bike service may not be available at all stations, which can change anytime.

Amtrak helping passenger
Amtrak conductor assisting a passenger to the right car. Photo Courtesy of Amtrak


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.

Each passenger may carry on:

  • One personal item, 25 lbs. (12 kg) and 14 x 11 x 7 inches, and 
  • Two carry-on pieces of luggage, 50 lbs. (23 kg) and 28 x 22 x 14 inches each
  • If you transfer to the Pacific Surfliner at some point along your journey, the baggage size for that train is up to 28 x 22 x 11 inches each. 

Charges apply for additional and oversized luggage; check out Amtrak’s carry-on bag policy for more information.

Amtrak Vermonter Schedule

Treat this page as a guide; check with Amtrak or your eticket for exact times. 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.

Communities Served#57
Sa -Su
Mo – Fr
Read DownRead DownAmtrak VermonterMilesFinal StopFinal Stop
7:25a8:00aWashington, DC
Union Station (WAS)
7:36a8:10aNew Carrollton, MD (NCR)910:08p9:54p
7:52a8:25aBWI Marshall Airport, MD (BWI)309:54p9:39p
8:12a8:47aBaltimore, MD
Penn Station (BAL)
8:58a9:33aWilmington, DE (WIL)1108:47p8:32p
9:20a9:59aPhiladelphia, PA
William H Gray III
30th St. Sta. (PHL)
9:50a10:27aTrenton, NJ (TRE)1687:57p7:38p
10:11aMetropark, NJ (MET)2027:33p
10:27a11:03aNewark, NJ
Penn Station (NWK)
10:45a | 11:30a11:21a | 11:33aNew York, NY
Moynihan Train Hall
at Penn Sta. (NYP)
2266:27p | 7:01p6:25p | 6:45p
12:20p12:18pStamford, CT (STM)2625:25p5:28p
12:50p12:46pBridgeport, CT (BRP)2844:57p5:01p
1:15p | 1:30p1:11p | 1:30pNew Haven, CT
Union Station (NHV)
3014:14p | 4:34p4:15p | 4:39p
1:50p1:50pMeriden, CT (MDN)3193:48p3:49p
2:11p2:11pHartford, CT (HFD)3373:27p3:27p
2:22p2:22pWindsor Locks, CT (WNL)3483:12p3:12p
2:55p | 3:15p2:49p | 3:15pSpringfield, MA (SPG)3632:35p | 2:50p2:35p | 2:50p
3:41p3:41pHolyoke, MA (HLK)3732:16p2:16p
3:57p3:57pNorthampton, MA (NHT)3842:01p2:01p
4:22p4:22pGreenfield, MA (GFD)4031:36p1:36p
4:56p4:56pBrattleboro, VT (BRA)4271:02p1:02p
5:26p5:26pBellows Falls, VT (BLF)45112:30p12:30p
5:47p5:47pClaremont, NH (CLA)46812:06p12:06p
5:56p5:56pWindsor-Mt. Ascutney, VT (WNM)47711:56a11:56a
6:18p6:18pWhite River Junction, VT (WRJ)49011:37a11:37a
6:56p6:56pRandolph, VT (RPH)52210:59a10:59a
7:34p7:34pMontpelier-Berlin, VT (MPR)55210:25a10:25a
7:50p7:50pWaterbury-Stowe, VT (WAB)56110:10a10:10a
8:18p8:18pEssex Junction, VT
Amtrak Station (ESX)
8:50p8:50pSt. Albans, VT (SAB)6089:15a9:15a
Final StopFinal StopStations ServedMilesRead UpRead Up

Some of the Vermonter stops may duplicate other trains, so you may be able to find different schedules that fit your needs better.

The information for these guides comes from Amtrak, and they can change times anytime.

Printable Amtrak Vermonter Schedule

Feel free to print out or download this page from Amtrak. This PDF lists the Vermonter and Amtrak Connecting Services, so it is several pages. Feel free to print only the pages you need.

Amtrak Vermonter Schedule
Amtrak Vermonter Schedule

A Little More On This Amtrak Vermonter Schedule Page

This page was current on the day of publication, and I try to keep this page updated to the best of my abilities.

This page is not associated with Amtrak or the National Railway Passenger Corporation, but the information on this site comes from and is accurate when published. Amtrak can change times at any time.

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