Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Route

Amtrak Berkshire Flyer

New York-Poughkeepsie-Albany-Pittsfield

Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Journey Times: 4 hours 5 minutes

Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Departures: Departs Friday & Sunday, July through September

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 Amtrak 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.

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

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.

Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Features & Amenities
  • WiFi Onboard
Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Amenities: Amenities Vary by Train.

Train Stations Served by the Amtrak Berkshire Flyer

Pittsfield, MA (PIT)
Albany-Rensselaer, NY (ALB)
Hudson, NY (HUD)

Rhinecliff, NY (RHI)
Poughkeepsie, NY (POU)
Croton-Harmon, NY (CRT)

Yonkers, NY (YNY)
New York, NY - Moynihan Train Hall (NYP)

Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Route Highlights ''Pittsfield, Massachusetts''

Pittsfield, Massachusetts


Work up a sweat climbing Mount Greylock, get pampered at a luxurious spa, or enjoy the region’s freshest farm-to-table fare.

Explore the literary heritage of Wharton and Melville and savor the vibrant menu of music, dance, theater and visual arts in Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District. Finish your day with live music under the stars at one of the area's renowned music or dance performance venues.

Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Route Highlights ''Poughkeepsie, New York State''

Poughkeepsie, New York


Just a few miles north of the Poughkeepsie station, the Gilded Age comes alive amid the opulence of the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park. FDR’s Presidential Library and Museum provides an inside look at key moments in the Roosevelt era.

Foodies will savor a visit to the Culinary Institute of America where on-campus restaurants showcase the talents of tomorrow’s epicurean masters.

Amtrak Berkshire Flyer Route Highlights ''New York, New York State''

New York, New York

Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Your getaway to the Berkshires begins in the new bright and airy Moynihan Train Hall, where boarding the Berkshire Flyer is easy and relaxing...just like your mountain getaway promises to be.

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