Amtrak Maple Leaf Route

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Toronto-Niagara Falls-Syracuse-Albany-New York

Amtrak Maple Leaf Journey Time: 12 hours 30 minutes

Amtrak Maple Leaf Departures: Daily Departure

Go international onboard the Maple Leaf from New York City to Canada's equally urban metropolis, Toronto. Along the way, you'll travel through the beautiful Hudson River Valley, New York's wine country, and the incredible gorges of the Finger Lakes region near the dramatic spectacle of Niagara Falls, where the Maple Leaf crosses the US/Canadian border.

Business Class on the Amtrak Maple Leaf

Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business Class on the Maple Leaf 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.

Amtrak Maple Leaf Trains

Pack your passport and explore the international energy of New York and Toronto. Bring your appetite along and grab some wings in Buffalo and some poutine on Parliament Street. Admire the power of Niagara Falls and the perseverance of those who traveled the Underground Railroad to freedom. Celebrate the history, heroes, cuisine and culture of two great nations on one great journey.

''I have always felt at home in Canada and you, I think, have always felt at home in the United States.'' - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Amtrak Maple Leaf Features & Amenities
  • Café Service.
  • (Only credit cards, prepaid credit cards and VIA Rail gift cards will be accepted for onboard Café purchases on the Canadian portion of the Maple Leaf route.)
  • WiFi Onboard.
Amtrak Maple Leaf Amenities: Amenities Vary by Train.

Train Stations Served by the Amtrak Maple Leaf

New York, NY - Penn Station (NYP)
Yonkers, NY (YNY)
Croton-Harmon, NY (CRT)
Poughkeepsie, NY (POU)
Rhinecliff, NY (RHI)
Hudson, NY (HUD)
Albany-Rensselaer, NY (ALB)
Schenectady, NY (SDY)

Amsterdam, NY (AMS)
Utica, NY (UCA)
Rome, NY (ROM)
Syracuse, NY - Regional Transportation Center (SYR)
Rochester, NY - Louise M. Slaughter Station (ROC)
Buffalo, NY - Depew Station (BUF)
Buffalo, NY - Exchange Street Station (BFX)
Niagara Falls, NY (NFL)

Niagara Falls, ON (NFS)
St. Catharines, ON (SCA)
Grimsby, ON (GMS)
Aldershot, ON (AST)
Oakville, ON (OKL)
Toronto, ON - Union Station (TWO)

Amtrak Maple Leaf Route Highlights ''New York, New York State''

New York, New York State

New 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, stare at the stars at the Hayden Planetarium and pause to reflect on America’s heartache and heroes at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

Amtrak Maple Leaf Route Highlights ''Albany, New York''

Albany, New York

Tour a state capitol that looks like a castle. Relive the courage of sailors who tracked U-boats and kamikazes aboard the destroyer escort USS Slater. Stop to smell the roses—and tulips—in the breathtaking gardens of Washington Park.

Sail the Hudson River while you sip regional wines and enjoy the region’s magnificent scenery, especially when the fall colors pop.

Amtrak Maple Leaf Route Highlights ''Niagara Falls, New York''

Niagara Falls, New York

Get swept up in the awe-inspiring power of Niagara Falls, where 700,000 gallons of water pass over the precipice every second. View the Falls from below on the Maid of the Mist, from behind at Cave of the Winds and from above at Skylon Tower.

Discover Old Fort Niagara’s role in the American Revolution and the French and Indian War, or float along the Erie Canal, the 19th century’s version of rapid transit.

Amtrak Maple Leaf Route Highlights ''Toronto, Ontario''

Toronto, Ontario

Toronto - Union Station

Live life on the edge with a walk on the roof of the CN Tower. Then come back down to earth to tour a sprawling castle and historic Fort York. Face off with the greats at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Pick up lunch at the famed St. Lawrence Market and catch a short ferry ride to the Toronto Islands to enjoy a picnic, paddleboats, bike rides and great views of the city skyline.

New York - Albany - Niagara Falls - Toronto
Rail Holidays
Rail Vacations
Luxury Trains
Luxury Tours
International Trains
International Tours
home Rail-Pass & Train Tickets & International Rail Holidays Hotel Booking & Hotel Reservations & Hotel Accomodation B&B Booking & B&B Reservations & B&B Accommodation Hostel Booking & Youth Hostel Reservations & Hostel Accommodation Chalet Rental & Holiday Homes & Vacation Homes Ski Pass Booking & Ski Pass Reservations & Ski Lift Pass Flight Tickets & Airline Reservations & Flight Booking Ferry Tickets & Ferry Booking & Ferry Reservations Car Rental Booking & Car Hire Reservations Excursions & Days Out & Day Trips & Theme Parks Rail Pass Booking & Rail Pass Reservations & Eurail & Interrail Rail Tickets & Rail Reservations & International Train Tickets Weekend Trips & Weekend Breaks & Weekend Away  Travel Insurance & Business Travel Insurance Eurotunnel Tickets & Eurotunnel Le Shuttle Reservations