Amtrak Announces Restoration of the Adirondack

Amtrak, in conjunction with VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail), New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and other federal agencies, today announced the resumption of train service between New York City and Montreal via the Adirondack train beginning Monday, April 3. Tickets are now available via, the Amtrak app, Amtrak ticket desks and kiosks, and through 1-800-USA-RAIL. Travelers departing from Canada can also book their tickets at, and through 1-888-VIA-RAIL.

The first northbound Adirondack train will depart Moynihan Train Hall at New York Penn Station (NYP) at 8:41 a.m. on Monday, April 3rd and arrive in Canada’s Gare Centrale/Central Station in Montreal at 8:16 p.m. for the first time since 2020. The first southbound Adirondack train since 2020 will depart Montreal at 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4th and arrive at NYP at 10:15 p.m. Additional popular destinations in on the Adirondack include Albany-Rensselaer, Poughkeepsie, Saratoga Springs, and Schenectady, NY.

New York State and Montreal travelers and visitors can expect the same amenities onboard on the Adirondack as they do on most Amtrak trains including, free Wi-Fi, the freedom to use phones and electronic devices at all times (no “airplane mode”), the ability to travel with small pets within the US, a café car, large spacious seats with ample leg room, and no middle seat.

In addition to the standard entry documentation requirements, the Canadian and United States Governments have several additional requirements customers must follow for entry into Canada and the United States.

-via Press Release

This article was posted on: March 21, 2023