Northampton station

Detailed information for Amtrak’s station stop in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Travel Alert | If you are traveling from Northampton by train you may wish to allow some extra time due to traffic congestion in the vicinity of the station. The congestion is due to the significant number of vehicles traveling to NETA Northampton, the newly opened cannabis store in the city.

You can view a map of the current traffic near the station by clicking on this Google Maps link.

 

Amtrak station stop | Northampton, Ma. | 2015

 

Northampton station
170 Pleasant St
Northampton, MA 01060

 

GPS Address | 100 Railroad Ave., Northampton, MA

 

Amtrak Train Status | Northampton

• Platform with open shelter ♿

• No ticket office

• No restrooms

 

Amtrak Service
Vermonter (Vermont – Northampton – New York – Washington)

 

Additional Amtrak service starting in mid-2019
• Greenfield – Northampton – Springfield – Hartford – New Haven

 


Parking

Short-term parking

Free short-term parking is available at the station.

 

Long-Term Parking

City of Northampton Garage [map]
85 Hampton Ave (a 5-10 minute walk from the station)
Northampton, Ma
$0.50/hour

 


Local and Regional Bus Connections

The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) provides service within Northampton and the surrounding area.

Click on one of the links below to view the options for travel between the station and,

Amherst  |  UMass Amherst

All other points

Note | these links will take you to the transit information on Google Maps. You will need to select the appropriate departure time/date on the site. You may also wish to change the starting point or destination.

 

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
[schedules]

PVTA Northampton Routes

39    Smith/ Hampshire College
39E  Smith/ Mount Holyoke College
R41  Northampton/ Easthampton/ HCC / Holyoke Mall
R42  Northampton/ Williamsburg
B43  Northampton/ Hadley/ Amherst
R44  Florence Heights via King St and Bridge Rd
B48  Northampton/ Holyoke via Route 5

 


Bike Share Service

ValleyBike Share dock at Northampton Station | September 2018

ValleyBike Share’s dock at the Northampton station is located on the bike path, near Pleasant Street.

For further information visit the ValleyBike Share website.

 


Taxi and Rideshare Services

A listing of services can be found on the link below.

Taxi and Rideshare Services | Trains In The Valley

 


Rental cars

Enterprise Rent-a-Car in Northampton
24 North King St
Northampton, MA
413-586-5177

Hours | Mon-Fri 8 AM – 6 PM / Sat 9 AM – 1 PM

Enterprise will happily pick you up and drop you off.

 


Visitor information

Northampton, Ma. tourist information
explorenorthampton.com

Hampshire County tourist information
visithampshirecounty.com

Pioneer Valley tourist information
valleyvisitor.com

“Northampton, Massachusetts | Could You Live Here?”
By Annie Graves | Yankee Magazine | January 2, 2018

 


Special notes

The Deck — an outdoor food and beverage establishment — is located steps away from the boarding platform. It is open during the warmer months of the year.

The Union Station building is a former railroad station for city of Northampton. The property, which includes the building and parking lots, is now privately owned. The location is operated today as a bar, restaurant and banquet facility.

 


See also

Amtrak travel options in the region

Hartford Line (Springfield – Hartford – New Haven)

Infrastructure – Northampton

Northampton platform extension project

 

 

Page last updated: November 20, 2018
Page last reviewed: August 9, 2018