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 01060

 

GPS Address | 100 Railroad Ave., Northampton, MA

 

Amtrak Train Status | Northampton

• Platform with open shelter ♿

• 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 to Metro-North and other Amtrak service in New Haven

 


Parking

Union Station lot
170 Pleasant St
Northampton, MA 01060

Hours of operation | 24 hours, seven days a week

$0.75 / hr (24 hours = $18)
Note | you can park in the lot for up to 15 minutes for free, to drop-off and pick-up passengers at the station

Payment is made when you exit the garage, and must be made with a credit or debit card.

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
[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 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

Northampton, Ma. events calendar
northampton.live

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 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

Hartford Line (Springfield – Hartford – New Haven)

Infrastructure – Northampton

 

 

Page last updated: November 3, 2019
Page last reviewed: August 9, 2018