Northampton station

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

Northampton station | looking east | November 3, 2019

Northampton station
170 Pleasant St
Northampton, MA

GPS Address | 100 Railroad Ave., Northampton, MA

Amtrak Customer Service:
1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)

Amtrak Train Status | Northampton

• Covered high–level platform ♿

• No ticket office

• No restrooms

Amtrak Service

Valley Flyer
• Greenfield – Northampton – Springfield – Hartford – New Haven1

Vermonter
• Vermont – Northampton – New York – Washington

1 With scheduled connections with Amtrak and Metro-North in New Haven


Parking

Union Station lot
170 Pleasant St
Northampton, MA 01060

Hours of operation | 24 hours, seven days a week

Please note | The parking control gate at this lot is not being used at the moment. If there is no gate attendant this means that you can park for free.

If there is a gate attendant follow the instructions of the gate attendant to access the lot. There should be no charge to enter the lot if you are simply picking someone up or dropping someone off at the station.

Other parking

City of Northampton Garage [map]
85 Hampton Ave (a 5-10 minute walk from the station)
Northampton, MA
$0.75 / 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

PVTA Northampton Routes
39    Smith/ Hampshire College
39E  Smith/ Mount Holyoke College
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 and Sat 9 AM – 1 PM

Enterprise offers a free pickup and drop off service during business hours.

To schedule your pick-up time we recommend that you call the local Enterprise office the day before your scheduled arrival in Northampton.


Visitor information

Hampshire County tourist information
visithampshirecounty.com

Northampton, MA on TripAdvisor


Special notes

The Deck Bar — a seasonal outdoor cabana style bar — is located steps away from the boarding platform. It’s open during the warmer months of the year.

The historic Union Station building was once the main station in Northampton. The property, which includes the building and the parking lots, is privately owned today.


See also

Amtrak travel options in the region

Amtrak’s East-West Rail Service in Massachusetts

Hartford Line (Springfield – Hartford – New Haven)

Infrastructure – Northampton


A footnote

The station platform in Northampton is owned my the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. If you have any concerns regarding the platform please contact MassDOT by calling 857-368-4636 (Mon-Fri 9-5).

Page last updated: August 28, 2021
Page last reviewed: July 1, 2021